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 practice a bunch of Nazi hunters in 1977’s New York City.
Deadline reports that The Hunt will be written by means of David Weil, who will additionally function an government manufacturer on the show. In the show, a group of Nazi hunters discovers and works to forestall a plot by means of a bunch of high-ranking Nazi officials who plan to create a Fourth Reich in the United States.
This will be the primary scripted sequence Amazon has received after Jennifer Salke become the brand new head of Amazon Studios. Salke took over in February after Roy Price resigned last October following sexual harassment allegations.
It’s now not the one challenge maintaining Peele busy. He’s these days operating on a Lovecraftian sequence set in Jim Crow-era America for HBO referred to as Lovecraft Country. He additionally recently announced that he’s writing and directing a brand new horror movie referred to as Us, set to be launched subsequent March, which lately solid Lupita Nyong’o (The Force Awakens, Black Panther). The Hollywood Reporter reported closing week that the movie would middle on two , one white and one black. Other actors who’re these days mentioned to be in talks come with Winston Duke (Black Panther) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale).