‘Hunters’ showrunner: Executives worried a Jewish show would 'alienate half of America'

‘Hunters’ showrunner: Executives worried a Jewish show would 'alienate half of America'

In Amazon's new series Hunters, Al Pacino leads an ensemble cast in a vengeful mission to kill Nazis secretly seeking to continue the atrocities of the Holocaustin 1970s America.It's the type of show that feels like a no-brainer in this day and age, where literal Nazis rally in the streets and programs like Man in the High Castleand Penny Dreadful: City of Angelscontinue the legacy of portraying Adolf Hitler, and his Ubermensch acolytes, in a deservedly monstrous lens.But as it turns out, the timing of current events almost killed this new series from first-time show-creator David Weil, who’s ...


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