Jordan Peele’s Nazi-hunting TV show will air on Amazon Prime


Amazon has picked up The Hunt, a brand new sequence from Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions. The 10-episode sequence will comply with a bunch of Nazi hunters in 1977’s New York Metropolis.

Deadline reviews that The Hunt will be written by David Weil, who will additionally function an government producer on the show. Within the show, a workforce of Nazi hunters discovers and works to cease a plot by a bunch of high-ranking Nazi officers who plan to create a Fourth Reich within the US.

This will be the primary scripted sequence Amazon has obtained after Jennifer Salke turned the brand new head of Amazon Studios. Salke took over in February after Roy Worth resigned final October following sexual harassment allegations.

It’s not the one challenge holding Peele busy. He’s at present working on a Lovecraftian sequence set in Jim Crow-era America for HBO known as Lovecraft Nation. He additionally lately introduced that he’s writing and directing a brand new horror movie known as Us, set to be launched subsequent March, which lately forged Lupita Nyong’o (The Power Awakens, Black Panther). The Hollywood Reporter reported final week that the movie would middle on two {couples}, one white and one black. Different actors who’re at present mentioned to be in talks embody Winston Duke (Black Panther) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Story).



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