EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has signed an general cope with David Weil, creator, govt producer and co-showrunner of the streamer’s high-profile upcoming drama collection Hunters, starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman and govt produced by Jordan Peele by way of his Monkeypaw Productions.
Underneath the pact, Weil will develop TV collection to premiere solely on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 nations and territories worldwide.
“David is without doubt one of the most fearless and imaginative artistic minds in our enterprise and we really feel lucky to be increasing our relationship with him,” mentioned Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “David’s distinctive model of daring, wholly authentic storytelling is an ideal match for Amazon Studios. We are able to’t look ahead to our clients to see his groundbreaking work on our new collection subsequent yr, and we all know he’ll proceed to create compelling collection for Amazon Prime Video’s world viewers for years to come back.”
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Impressed by true occasions, Hunters (fka The Hunt) follows a rag-tag crew of Nazi hunters in 1977 as they monitor down and kill excessive rating Nazis who escaped justice and embedded themselves in America. Amazon simply launched a brand new trailer for the collection, you may watch it beneath.
On the movie aspect, Weil rewrote Chook Field for Netflix and director Susanne Bier, which turned a smash hit, lately completed adapting Candice Millard’s Teddy Roosevelt journey epic The River of Doubt with Sugar 23 producing, and has co-written a function with Darren Aronosfky, which is being stored below wraps. His first function script Half Heard within the Stillness, a taut kidnapping thriller, was chosen for the 2013 Black Listing.
“To have the nice fortune of working alongside Jen, Vernon, Albert, Marc, Kara and the otherworldly crew at Amazon in bringing our new collection to life has been the soul-stirring, mind-blowing privilege of a lifetime,” mentioned Weil. “Jen and the Amazon household brim with a chutzpah and brilliance and humanity that any creator is fortunate to profit from. I really feel so honored to have the chance to increase our unbelievable collaboration, sit round their world campfire and proceed to inform as many new tales as they’ll enable me.”
Amazon Studios has general offers with the creators of a few of its hottest present collection and promising new choices together with Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino and Them: Covenant‘s Little Marvin.