'Hunters': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything else about the drama series led by Al Pacino
An original idea drawing inspiration from real historical events, 'Hunters' is a story about a group identifying themselves as The Hunters and their quest to bring the remaining, underground Nazis in New York City to justice.
We finally have a new project from Jordan Peele!
After the absolute mind-boggling roller-coaster rides that his last two films 'Get Out' and 'Us' have been, we cannot wait for his next project to hit the screens.
An original idea drawing inspiration from real historical events, 'Hunters' is a story about a group identifying themselves as The Hunters and their quest to bring the remaining, underground Nazis in New York City to justice. And the premise for the series is not its only selling point! The Amazon Prime series features a star-studded cast as well.
'Hunters' drops all ten episodes on Amazon Prime, on Friday, February 21, 2020.
'Hunters' follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. The group, which identifies themselves as The Hunters, have discovered that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living amidst them. They are conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a dangerous quest to bring the Nazis to justice and foil their new genocidal plans.
Al Pacino as Meyer Offerman
The legendary Al Pacino plays the role of Meyer Offerman, a Nazi hunter who mentors Logan Lerman's character, Jonah Heidelbaum.
With a career spanning more than five decades, Al Pacino has received several accolades and honours, which includes an Academy Award, two Tony Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, four Golden Globe Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award and the National Medal of Arts. The actor received international praise and recognition for his role of Michael Corleone in 'The Godfather' franchise.
Logan Lerman as Jonah Heidelbaum
Lerman plays the role of Jonah Heidelbaum, who sets out to find the mysterious murderer who killed his grandmother. He then finds himself swept up in the organization known as The Hunt, a group of justice-seeking individuals who are dedicated to rooting out the 'murderous' Nazis living in the US under assumed identities. The actor is known for playing the protagonist in the fantasy-adventure 'Percy Jackson' movies, 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' and 'Indignation'.
Josh Radnor as Lonny Flash
Radnor is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the very popular CBS sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother'. He made his writing and directorial debut with 'Hapythankyoumoreplease', for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and received a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize.
The showmakers also announced that Julissa Bermudez (BET’s 106 & Park), Becky Ann Baker (Men in Black), Josh Mostel (Big Daddy), Miles G. Jackson (The Last O.G.) and Jonno Davies (Spotless) have been cast in key recurring roles for the show.
Executive produced by Jordan Peele
Peele is best known for his work with frequent collaborator Keegan-Michael Key in the Comedy Central series 'Key & Peele'. The American filmmaker, comedian and actor is also known for his work in the horror genre with 'Get Out' and 'Us'. 'Get Out' was his 2017 directorial debut and he received numerous accolades including Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. He received his second Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for 'BlacKkKlansman'.
The series is still under production and there is no trailer available yet. MEA WorldWide will update this story when it does.
Where to watch
The show is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on February 21.
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