MOCKINGBIRD chose Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans as their favorite show of 2014. We of course are unbiased here and would have to agree.
Do you want to dance like Aubrey (Carrie MacLemore)? Well, she may have done the dance before…That’s because both Adam Brody and Carrie MacLemore starred in Whit Stillman’s Damsels in Distress. They now star in his new Amazon show The Cosmopolitans.
Here is the dance (The Sambola!), with instructions:
Someone asked for the soundtrack listings in the pilot. I found them on imdb and here they are with youtube links. I have not yet had time to double check them with the credits, so if you find errors, please email or comment:
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Performed by Joan Osborne
Written by Clement Dodd and Don Drummond
All Along I’ve Loved You
Written by Tony Ashley
Performed by Tony Ashley and the Delicates
I’m Afraid To Say I Love You
Written by Winfred L. Lovett
Performed by The Lovettes
Fly Away With Me
Written by Dominic Glover, Gary Crockett, Jay Glover, and Noel McKoy
Performed by Dominic Glover, Gary Crockett, Jay Glover, and Noel McKoy
Tomber La Chemise
Performed by Zebda
(Used for the Sambola dance sequence)
Try Me One Time
Written by Ben E King
Performed by Ben E King
Not found on youtube
All I Need Is You
Written by Leigh Gracie
Performed by Leigh Gracie
To Be Loved Written by Berry Gordy Jr, Tyran Carlo, and Gendolyn Fuqua Performed by Berry Gordy Jr, Tyran Carlo, and Gendolyn Fuqua
(Could not find the version in the show, so Diana Ross has to fill in)
Song on the Subway:
Song when Jimmy sees Dree Hemingway’s character:
Amazon link to purchase
Jordan Rountree plays Hal in Whit Stillman’s Amazon Studios pilot, The Cosmopolitans. His twitter handle is: @Jordan_Rountree. Please check out Rountree’s website and instagram ( jordan_rountree ) as well.
Jordan Rountree was born in Paris, France. After high school in the US and in Japan, he was accepted into the prestigious Classe Libre at the Cours Florent acting school in Paris, studying with the Promotion 32 under Jean-Pierre Garnier. During that time he played Hamlet at the Pompidou Center in the multimedia performance “Pourquoi Pas Toi”, in Terence Koh’s “Adansonias”, and recently as “N” in François Orsoni’s “Youth Without God” at the Théâtre de la Bastille. Jordan has also founded the company “Damaetas” with fellow members of the Promotion 32, a fledgling collective and blog that experiments with creating theatrical content for the internet.
Jordan Rountree is represented by Dorothée Grosjean at the Talentbox agency
We hope the show gets picked up and that we will be seeing more of Rountree, as Whit Stillman is always great at picking fresh new talent.