It's Bruno!

It's Bruno! is an American comedy streaming television series created by Solvan Naim that premiered on Netflix on May 17, 2019.[1] The series stars Naim, Rob Morgan and Shakira Barrera. It's Bruno! follows the story of "a man and his beloved puggle dog, Bruno, as they stroll through the streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn."[2] Bruno stars as himself, while Bruno's owner Malcolm is played by Naim.

It's Bruno
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GenreComedy
Created bySolvan Naim
Starring
ComposerChris Hierro
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Solvan Naim
Producers
  • Molly Conners
  • Amanda Bowers
  • Vincent Morano
CinematographySeamus Tierney
EditorRyan McIlraith
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time12–21 minutes
Production companies
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (16:9 UHDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
External links
Official website

In 2019, the series was nominated for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series at the 71st Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.[3]

Cast and charactersEdit

  • Bruno as himself
  • Solvan Naim as Malcolm Bartello
  • Rob Morgan as Harvey
  • Shakira Barrera as Lulu
  • Johnnie Mae as Maureen
  • Joe Perrino as Mario
  • Donnell Rawlings as Carl
  • Eden Marryshow as Chris
  • Jade Eshete as Rosa
  • Sam Eliad as Charlie
  • Omar Scroggins as TJ
  • Adriane Lenox as Jizzel
  • Kathiamarice Lopez as Leslie
  • Devale Ellis as Nelson
  • Eddie J. Hernandez as Billy Bailando
  • Anthony L. Fernandez as Barry
  • Anthony Valderrama as Cuban Tone
  • Katie Rich as Ranger Debecki
  • David Lee Denny, Jr. as Parent #1

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Operation Turkey Meat"Solvan NaimSolvan NaimMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
2"Sh*t and Run"Solvan NaimSolvan NaimMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
3"An Angie Is Born"Solvan NaimSolvan NaimMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
4"Lovely Lulu"Solvan NaimSolvan NaimMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
5"War of the Walkers"Solvan NaimSolvan Naim and David EbertMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
6"Rock Bottom"Solvan NaimSolvan Naim and David EbertMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
7"Ranger Danger"Solvan NaimSolvan Naim and David EbertMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)
8"Welcome Bruno"Solvan NaimSolvan Naim and David EbertMay 17, 2019 (2019-05-17)

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

On April 11, 2019, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for an eight-episode first season.[1] The series was created by Solvan Naim, who stars and executive produces.[1] Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Stage 13, SLI Entertainment and Phiphen Pictures.[1][4]

CastingEdit

Alongside the series order announcement, it was confirmed that Solvan Naim, Rob Morgan and Shakira Barrera would star in the series.[1]

FilmingEdit

Principal photography for the first season took place in Ridgewood, Queens, New York in 2018.[5][6]

ReceptionEdit

Critical responseEdit

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 100% approval rating for the first season with an average rating of 7.5/10, based on 5 reviews.[7]

ReleaseEdit

MarketingEdit

On May 3, 2019, the official trailer for the series was released.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Petski, Denise (April 11, 2019). "Netflix Orders 'It's Bruno!' Man-And-Dog Comedy Series From Solvan "Slick" Naim". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "It's Bruno! Premieres on Netflix May 17". Stage 13. April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-07-16.
  4. ^ Jackson, Angelique (May 10, 2019). "Solvan 'Slick' Naim on Working With His Dog for Netflix Series 'It's Bruno' and Late Mentor John Singleton". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Robinson, Jacob (May 8, 2019). "'It's Bruno' Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer". What's On Netflix. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  6. ^ Rosario, Richy (May 30, 2019). "Meet Solvan "Slick" Naim, Filmmaker And Musician Making Waves In Hollywood". Vibe. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  7. ^ "It's Bruno!: Season 1 (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  8. ^ "It's Bruno! See the Trailer for New Comedy Series About a Man with a Dog". New on Netflix. May 3, 2019. Retrieved May 3, 2019.

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