Jordan Peele-Produced Drama THE HUNT Ordered By Amazon
According to Variety, Amazon has given a straight-to-series order to a new drama, The Hunt, from executive producer Jordan Peele.
"The Hunt" and 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.
The Hunt is an original idea, drawing from real-life events, and created by David Weil, who will also write the series and serve as an executive producer. Peele will executive produce via his Monkeypaw Productions banner, along with Monkeypaw's Win Rosenfeld. Tom Lesinski and Jenna Santoianni from Sonar Entertainment will also executive produce, with Monkeypaw and Sonar producing.
Jordan Peele is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. Peele appeared for five seasons as a cast member on Mad TV, and starred with Keegan-Michael Key in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele. In 2014, he had a recurring role in the first season of the FX anthology seriesFargo, based on the 1996 film of the same name. Peele's 2017 directorial debut, the horror film Get Out, earned critical acclaim and was a box office success.He received numerous accolades, including the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, along with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director.