Jake Picking plays Rock Hudson in Hollywood, now streaming on Netflix

Netflix’s Hollywood

Musings from a Hollywood Studio Chief

Even though Ryan Murphy’s binge-worthy limited-series, Hollywood, was set before my time, I (*) saw the vestiges of those prejudices ( race and sexual preference) in my own tour of duty.

We had to recut a Richard Pryor comedy because an Atlanta preview audience tore up the seats because the black comic kissed a white woman, Margot Kidder.