Josh Radnor takes the next natural step after architect and drama teacher: Nazi hunter

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According to Deadline, Josh Radnor has joined the cast of executive producer Jordan Peele’s Amazon drama series The Hunt, playing a member of Al Pacino’s secret team of Nazi hunters living in ‘70s New York. Radnor’s character is Lonny Flash (great name…

Josh Radnor Joins Jordan Peele’s Amazon Series ‘The Hunt’

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Josh Radnor has joined Jordan Peele’s upcoming Amazon series “The Hunt,” TheWrap has learned.

The “How I Met Your Mother” alum has been cast opposite Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and Jerrika Hinton on the Prime Video Nazi-hunting drama.

Created by David Weil, “The Hunt” follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the US. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Radnor will play Lonny Flash, a movie star who is secretly a member of Meyer’s (Pacino) organization, The Hunters

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Produced by Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Sonar Entertainment, “The Hunt” also stars Lena Olin, Carol Kane, Saul Rubinek, Tiffany Boone, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Greg Austin and Dylan Baker.

Weil (“Moonfall”) serves as writer, executive producer, and co-showrunner alongside Nikki Toscano. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon will direct the pilot and also executive produce.

Additional executive producers include Win Rosenfeld (“Dark Net”) from Monkeypaw Productions; Nelson McCormick (“Prison Break”); Tom Lesinski (“Mr. Mercedes”) and Jenna Santoianni (“Mr. Mercedes”) from Sonar Entertainment.

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Amazon Confirms Cast For Drama Series ‘The Hunt’ Led By Al Pacino

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Amazon has confirmed cast for The Hunt, a vengeance-driven Nazi hunting series executive produced by Oscar-winning Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele. Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and Jerrika Hinton have closed deals to star in the series, along with Lena…

Logan Lerman in Talks to Star in Jordan Peele’s Nazi Hunter Drama ‘The Hunt’ at Amazon

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“Percy Jackson” alum Logan Lerman is set to star in the Jordan Peele-produced Amazon drama “The Hunt.”

Set in 1977 New York City, “The Hunt” centers on a group known as The Hunters, who discover that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials have been conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. and set out on a bloody quest to bring them to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Lerman is set to play Jonah Heidelbaum, who, when his grandmother is slain by a mysterious intruder in their apartment, sets out to track the culprit — only to find himself swept up in the mysterious organization known as The Hunt, a group of justice-seeking individuals dedicated to rooting out the Nazi murderers living in the U.S. under assumed identities.

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Created and written by David Weil, the 10-episode series is executive produced by Peele via his Monkeypaw Productions banner. Tom Lesinski and Jenna Santoianni executive produce for Sonar Entertainment alongside Win Rosenfeld of Monkeypaw.

The series marks Lerman’s first series regular role since he starred in the WB’s “Jack & Bobby” in 2004. His other credits include the “Percy Jackson” film series, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and last year’s “The Vanishing of Sidney Hall.”

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Amazon Orders Jordan Peele’s Nazi-Hunting Show to Series

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Amazon Studios has snared a Jordan Peele project about hunting down the villains at the center of one of the most horrifying chapter’s in the history of the world: Nazis.

The “Get Out” director’s new series, “The Hunt,” has been given a 10-episode order by the e-commerce giant’s streaming service, Amazon announced Thursday.

The drama is a vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series, based on an original idea, drawing from real-life events, and created by David Weil (“Moonfall”), who will pen the script and executive produce along with Peele.

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“When David Weil first shared ‘The Hunt’ with me, I immediately knew that we had to be involved,” Peele said. “It’s cathartic. It’s noir. It’s frighteningly relevant. It’s exactly what I want to see on television. I am thrilled to be working with Amazon in bringing this incredible vision to the world.”

Here’s the show’s official logline per Amazon: “The Hunt” follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

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“Our biggest priority is attracting exceptional writing and producing talent to bring addictive, groundbreaking projects to Prime Video,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “‘The Hunt’ is edge-of-your seat entertainment that is not only culturally relevant but deliciously original. David Weil, Jordan Peele, and the entire Monkeypaw and Sonar Entertainment teams represent the dream team! We can’t wait to get started!”

Along with Weil and Peele “The Hunt” is produced by Tom Lesinski (“Mr. Mercedes”) and Jenna Santoianni (“Mr. Mercedes”) under the Sonar Entertainment banner, and Win Rosenfeld (“Dark Net”) from Monkeypaw Productions. The series will premiere in over 200 countries and territories on Prime Video.

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Amazon Nabs Jordan Peele’s Nazi Hunters Drama With Series Order, Sonar Produces

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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has landed The Hunt, a vengeance-driven Nazi hunting series executive produced by Oscar-winning Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele, with a 10-episode straight-to-series order. The project, produced by Peele’s Monkeypaw…

Universal Dates Damon Lindelof-Jason Blum’s ‘The Hunt’ for September 2019

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Universal Pictures set a Sept. 27, 2019, release date for its action-thriller “The Hunt,” produced by Jason Blum for his Blumhouse Productions alongside Damon Lindelof for his White Rabbit shingle. The studio won an auction last month for “The Hunt,” a spec script written by “Lost” and “The Leftovers” co-creator Lindelof and Nick Cuse. Craig […]

‘The Hunt’: Universal Dates Blumhouse Political Thriller Written By Damon Lindelof For Fall 2019

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Universal Pictures said today that its newly acquired politcal action-thriller The Hunt will hit theaters on September 27, 2019. The studio noted that Pearl Studio’s animated comedy-adventure Everest, which Uni also is distributing, remains set to open that same day.
Written by Damon Lindelof and his The Leftovers collaborator Nick Cuse and directed by Craig Zobol (Z for Zachariah, Compliance), The Hunt‘s plot details are under wraps. Jason Blum produces for his Blumhouse

Damon Lindelof is writing a new “action-thriller” film with Carlton Cuse’s son

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Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse were the head writers and showrunners on Lost together, but now Lindelof is trading his old partner in for a newer and younger Cuse. According to Variety, he has just sold a script to Universal that he co-wrote with Nick Cuse, Carlton’s son and a former story editor and writer on The

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Damon Lindelof, Jason Blum Developing Thriller ‘The Hunt’ at Universal

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Universal Pictures has won an auction for the action-thriller “The Hunt,” a spec script written by “Lost” and “The Leftovers” co-creator Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse. Craig Zobel (“Z for Zachariah”) has been set to direct. Lindelof, Cuse, and Zobel all previously collaborated on HBO’s “The Leftovers.” Nick Cuse is the son of Carlton Cuse, […]

Jordan Peele is going Nazi huntin’ on TV

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Having finally acquired a fairly sizable chunk of Hollywood capital from his breakout horror film Get Out, Jordan Peele is looking to spend that shit with his return to TV. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peele has lined up his first TV project as part of a recent development deal with Sonar Entertainment, one…

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Jordan Peele Producing Nazi Hunters Drama Series For Sonar Entertainment

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Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions banner are behind The Hunt, a hot drama series spec being shopped by Sonar Entertainment, garnering interest from cable and streaming networks.
Written by David Weil (Moonfall) and inspired by true events, The Hunt follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters in 1970s America as they set out on a quest for revenge and justice — tracking and killing hundreds of Nazis who, with the unconscionable help of the U.S. government, escaped…