Amazon Prime 'Hanna' Season 1: Release date, cast, plot, preview, review and everything you need to know

'Hanna', the Amazon show based on the 2011 film of same name is set to premiere March 29. The show will star Esme Creed-Miles and Joel Kinnaman in lead roles.


                            Amazon Prime 'Hanna' Season 1: Release date, cast, plot, preview, review and everything you need to know

'Hanna' is a show about a teenager who learns the art of being undercover from her ex-black ops officer dad in a remote forest region of Eastern Europe. The show will premiere on Amazon March 29 and to promote it, the first episode of the show was made available for 24 hours after the Superbowl, following which it was removed from the streaming site. Here's a look at the actors and the characters they will portray on the show. 

1. Esme Creed-Miles as Hanna

Esme Creed-Miles plays the role of Hanna in the upcoming show of the same name. (Source: Getty Images)
Esme Creed-Miles plays the role of Hanna in the upcoming show of the same name. (Source: Getty Images)

Esme Creed-Miles steps into the shoes of a teenage assassin in her upcoming show 'Hanna'. She has been brought up by her father, who trains her in martial arts, different foreign languages, teaches her to hunt and familiarizes her with American Pop culture. While initially, she lives by her father's rules and believes humans are dangerous, her curiosity for what lies beyond the boundary drawn by her father topples the balance and Hanna is faced with a whole new world. She is ready to kill, doesn't trust people enough to make friends and is wary of anyone she doesn't know. 

2. Joel Kinnaman as Erik Helle

Erik becomes averse to humans and so trains his daughter to be aware of them 
Erik becomes averse to humans and so trains his daughter to be aware of them 

Joel Kinnaman as Erik Heller plays the tough, yet protective father who escapes from an unnamed facility with Hanna and his wife when Hanna is just a baby. After the death of his wife, Erik becomes averse to humans and so trains his daughter to be aware of them. He wants Hanna to be aware of her surroundings, train hard, speak languages fluently and be smart about moving in a crowd if it ever comes to that.

3. Mireille Enos as Marissa Wiegler

Mireille Enos plays the role of Marissa, a rogue agent in the upcoming show Hanna. (Source: Getty Images)
Mireille Enos plays the role of Marissa, a rogue agent in the upcoming show Hanna. (Source: Getty Images)

 

Mireille Enos plays the rogue special agent Marissa Wiegler who is on the hunt for Erik Heller and his daughter Hanna. She is the reason behind Erik's wife, Joanna's death and it is she who draws out Hanna from her hiding place when she is on the run. Hanna, who manages to escape from Marissa is considered dangerous and trained to kill, so, Marissa orders her men to be careful while capturing her.

4. Joanna Kulig as Joanna

Joanna Kulig plays the role of Joanna, Erik's wife in Hanna. (Source: Getty Images)
Joanna Kulig plays the role of Joanna, Erik's wife in Hanna. (Source: Getty Images)

Joanna Kulig plays the role of Erik Keller's wife. She, along with Erik break their baby out of a baby prison and try to escape with the help of a runaway car. In the process, Joanna is killed and Erik escapes with baby Hanna into the forests, which he later makes his home with his daughter.

5. Rhianne Barreto as Sophie

Rhianne Barreto plays the role of Hanna's first friend in the series. (Source: Getty Images)
Rhianne Barreto plays the role of Hanna's first friend in the series. (Source: Getty Images)

Rhianne Barreto plays the role of Sophie who befriends Hanna in the modern world. She is the first friend Hanna tries to make in the series, as she battles with trust issues, a result of years of conditioning by her father.