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Mandatory Streamers: Be Careful What You Search for in HBO’s Lovecraft Country 

Mandatory Streamers: Be Careful What You Search For in HBO’s Lovecraft Country Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of August 10, Misha Green and Jordan Peele’s Lovecraft Country series adaptation, based on the novel by Matt Ruff, is ready to take on monsters both familiar and Lovecraftian in a terrifying new tale also executive produced by J.J. Abrams. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online...
Tags: Amazon, Videos, Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Australia, America, Bbc, TV News, Streaming, Hulu, Hunters, Paula Pell, J J Abrams, Peacock


Amazon Renews ‘Hunters’ for a Second Season, Because Nazis Still Need to Be Taught a Lesson

Earlier this year, Amazon brought the conspiracy thriller series Hunters to their streaming library. The series created by David Weil and executive produced by filmmaker Jordan Peele follows a pack of Nazi hunters trying to track down hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials who are living among us in 1977 New York and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the United States. Now the story will continue with Amazon ordering a second season of Hunters. Amazon sent out a press release announcing...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Television, Movies, Drama, America, War, United States, Al-Pacino, Hunters, Reich, Jen, Jordan Peele, David Weil, Action/Adventure, Lena Olin


‘Hunters’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon

“Hunters” has been renewed for a second season at Amazon, Variety has learned. The series was created by David Weil, who also serves as executive producer and co-showrunner along with Nikki Toscano. Jordan Peele also executive produces along with Win Rosenfeld under their Monkeypaw Productions banner. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon directed the pilot and is also an executive […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Hunters, Rosenfeld, Alfonso Gomez Rejon, David Weil, Amazon Variety, Nikki Toscano Jordan Peele


Amazon Prime’s Hunters Renewed for Second Season!

Amazon Prime’s Hunters renewed for second season! Just six months after the dark comedy conspiracy thriller debuted to solid reviews from critics and audiences alike, Amazon Prime has taken to Twitter to announce that the Al Pacino-starring Hunters will return for a second season on the streaming platform! Check out the announcement below! RELATED: CS Video: The Hunters Cast Discuss the New Amazon Series PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Justice, New York City, Amazon Prime, TV News, Al Pacino, Sonar, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Reich, LERMAN, Peele, Jordan Peele, David Weil


Listen: ‘Hunters’ Star Logan Lerman Talks Al Pacino and Remembers Heath Ledger

The last time Logan Lerman, 28, starred on a television show was 15 years ago on the WB’s “Jack & Bobby.” He made his return earlier this year with “Hunters,” playing a young man in New York City in 1979 who joins an underground group of Nazi hunters led by a Holocaust survivor (Al Pacino). […]
Tags: News, Podcasts, New York City, Nazi, Al Pacino, Hunters, Logan Lerman, WB, Jack Bobby, The Big Ticket, Star Logan Lerman Talks Al Pacino


Twitch Opens ‘Watch Parties’ to Top U.S. Streamers With 70-Plus Amazon Prime Video Titles

Amazon has found a new way to monetize its Prime Video catalog: It’s now letting top Twitch live-streamers host “watch parties” to provide running commentary alongside movies and TV shows. Starting Thursday, Twitch is opening up Watch Parties to the biggest streaming channels on the platform in the U.S. (which it refers to as Twitch […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Twitch, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Top U S Streamers With


‘Hunters’ Wears Its Jewishness as a Badge of Defiant Honor

When Hunters was first announced, I remember feeling invigorated by its concept. I didn’t really look into it too much beyond series creator and co-showrunner David Weil, and felt at ease knowing there would be a Jewish person of my generation helming the project. The knowledge that Jordan Peele was on board as a producer meant it would likely be subversive and challenging. Then we got the first trailer and I was all-in. However, nothing could prepare me for how this series would reflect ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Movies, Nazis, Toronto, Jerusalem, America, Features, Italy, Poland, Argentina, Belarus, Siberia, Meyer, North America, Jewish


CS Video: The Hunters Cast Discuss the New Amazon Series

CS Video: The Hunters cast discuss the dark-but-comedic Amazon series The time has finally arrived for the Jordan Peele (The Twilight Zone)-produced Amazon series Hunters starring Al Pacino (The Irishman) and Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), and ComingSoon.net got the chance to talk with cast members Lerman, Jerrika Hinton (Servant), Saul Rubinek (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Carol Kane (Scrooged), Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother), Greg Austin (Class), Tiffany Boone (The ...
Tags: Amazon, Video, TV, Movies, Interview, New York City, TV News, Al Pacino, Sonar, Extras, Hunters, Reich, LERMAN, Logan Lerman, Peele, Jordan Peele


‘Hunters’ Creator David Weil Responds to Auschwitz Memorial’s Criticism of Historical Inaccuracy in the Series

Being in a disagreement with the official Auschwitz Memorial is not an ideal position for anyone, but given the circumstances, Hunters creator and co-showrunner David Weil seems to be doing it about as respectfully and thoughtfully as possible. Over the weekend, the official Auschwitz Memorial Twitter account criticized the new Amazon series, which stars Al Pacino as the leader of a group of Nazi hunters in the 1970s, for “inventing a fake game of human chess” for a concentration camp flashback...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Drama, Nazi, Al Pacino, Hunters, Auschwitz, Weil, David Weil, Gossip/Controversy, Auschwitz Memorial, Sara Weil, Auschwitz Memorial Twitter


‘Hunters’ Slammed by Auschwitz Memorial for ‘Dangerous’ Historical Inaccuracy

Amazon Prime’s new series “Hunters” has come under fire from the Auschwitz Memorial for being historically inaccurate. The memorial’s Twitter account called a violent scene featuring a human chess game “dangerous foolishness” and a “caricature.” In the scene, which is depicted in the opening credits of all 10 episodes and plays out in the first […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Amazon Prime, Al Pacino, Hunters, Auschwitz Memorial


‘Hunters,’ ‘Plot Against America’ Bosses on Tackling Anti-Semitism in the Prism of Modern-Day America

When David Weil was a teenager, he discovered a swastika painted on his high school lawn. When he was in college, he heard someone tell a joke about Jews belonging in ovens. Weil, the creator and co-showrunner of Amazon Prime Video’s “Hunters” was subjected to plenty of “casual anti-Semitism” growing up in America, but as […]
Tags: News, America, Features, Hunters, David Simon, Weil, David Weil, The Plot Against America


‘Hunters’ Pilot Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon on Scope of Series: ‘I Want Everything to Feel Like It Should Screen on the Cinerama Dome’

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon ultimately decided to join Amazon Prime Video’s new drama “Hunters” as an executive producer and pilot director because of a personal connection to the material. “I got a letter from David [Weil, the series creator] and I was really moved by that. The letter told me stories of his grandmother and how personal […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Al Pacino, Hunters, Cinerama Dome, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, David -LSB- Weil


‘Hunters’ Showrunner Nikki Toscano on the Show’s Unorthodox Style and Balancing Thrills With Reverence [Interview]

Al Pacino takes on his first streaming television series in Amazon’s new series Hunters . He plays Meyer Offerman, a Holocaust survivor leading a team of Nazi hunters in 1977 New York. While  David Weil created the series,  he shares showrunner duties with Nikki Toscano. Toscano comes from shows like 24: Legacy, Shades of Blue, State of Affairs, Revenge and Bates Motel . Jordan Peele’s company Monkeypaw Productions produces Hunters. Toscano spoke with /Film by phone this week abo...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, New York, Television, Movies, Interviews, Nazis, Features, David, Budapest, Jordan, Nazi, Meyer, Al Pacino, Hunters, Times Square


Tiffany Boone on ‘Hunters,’ ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ and Why She Addressed Her Exit From ‘The Chi’

On Monday, actor Tiffany Boone broke her silence and posted a letter to her social media channels sharing her perspective on her exit from Showtime’s “The Chi” after making supervisors aware of alleged misconduct by her former co-star, actor Jason Mitchell. In the letter, Boone addressed her decision-making process and the media coverage — and […]
Tags: News, Showtime, Boone, Hunters, Jason Mitchell, The Chi, Little Fires Everywhere, Tiffany Boone


Al Pacino and Carol Kane Had a ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ Reunion on the ‘Hunters’ Set

Nearly 45 years after Al Pacino and Carol Kane appeared in Sidney Lumet’s classic film “Dog Day Afternoon,” an Amazon Prime Video series about Nazi-hunters in 1977 New York City has brought them back together. Go figure. “I’m proud to be working with him again,” Kane told Variety at the “Hunters” premiere on Wednesday night […]
Tags: News, New York City, Al Pacino, Kane, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Logan Lerman, Jordan Peele, Sidney Lumet, Carol Kane


Mandatory Streamers: The Walking Dead Returns for Season 10B

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mandatory Streamers: The Walking Dead returns for Season 10B Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of February 17, The Walking Dead returns for the second half of its 10th season, promising a massive escalation in the war with the Whisperers. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother s...
Tags: Amazon, Videos, Star Wars, Hbo, Better Call Saul, UK, TV, Movies, The Walking Dead, Horror, New York City, Amc, Walking Dead, TV News, Streaming, Rex


Al Pacino in ‘Hunters’: TV Review

“Hunters,” a new Amazon series about vigilantes seeking to bring justice to Nazis hiding in 1970s America, is fixated in ways by which violence can be made weird. It features a vast conspiracy of Nazis embedded in the U.S. government, one of whom enters the series by committing a gruesome mass killing. It goes on […]
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Nazis, America, Al Pacino, Hunters


‘Hunters’ Review: Al Pacino is Great in an Otherwise Disappointing Series

After Pulp Fiction became something of a phenomenon in 1994, there was a period where producers and filmmakers were practically tripping over themselves to follow its lead. The end result was a steady string of Quentin Tarantino knock-offs – overwritten crime films with “quirky” characters spouting “cool” dialogue. In many ways, Hunters, a new series created by David Weil and debuting soon on Amazon, feels as if it time-traveled to the present from that particular era. By the time a goofy monta...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, America, Features, Meyer, Quentin Tarantino, Al-Pacino, Jonah, Dick Dale, Hunters, LERMAN, Pacino, Greg Austin, David Weil, Lonny


Another Tiny The Batman Tease, Dark Army Updates, and More

Some familiar Jurassic World faces will return for round three. There’s good news for Avenue 5 fans. Robert Englund makes his one pitch for returning to Freddy Krueger. Doctor Who teases the rise of the Cybermen. Plus, what’s to come in another Gotham City, on Batwoman. Happy spoilentine’s day, spoiler lovers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Batwoman, Gotham City, Legacies, Hunters, Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund, The Batman, Dark Army, Avenue 5, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Jurassic World 3, Save Yourselves


Hunters Red Band Trailer: Al Pacino Leads the Bloody Hunt for Revenge

Hunters Red Band Trailer: Al Pacino leads the bloody hunt for revenge Amazon Prime Video has released the red band trailer for executive producer Jordan Peele’s forthcoming action-thriller series Hunters, featuring new footage from the series which highlights the titular group’s brutal Nazi hunt for righteous revenge. Starring Oscar winner Al Pacino, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Jordan Peele’s Hunters Trailer: Revenge Is Righteous Hunters’ A-list cast includes Lo...
Tags: Amazon, Video, TV, Movies, New York City, Amazon Prime, TV News, Catherine Tate, Al Pacino, Sonar, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Reich, Logan Lerman, Peele, Jordan Peele


‘Hunters’ Red Band Trailer Lets Al Pacino Curse at Nazis

Amazon Prime Video has released a new trailer for the Jordan Peele-produced series Hunters, and it finally lets Al Pacino curse at Nazis. The alt-history series follows a team of Nazi hunters living in New York in the 1970s who are on a mission to uncover the hundreds of high-ranking Nazis hiding out in the U.S. Watch the new red band Hunters trailer below. Red Band Hunters Trailer When you’ve got a stylish, hyperviolent alt-history series about a bunch of Jewish vigilantes who hunt dow...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, New York, Movies, Drama, Nazis, New York City, Nazi, Al-Pacino, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Jordan Peele, Pacino, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Nikki Toscano Alfonso Gomez Rejon


TV News Roundup: First Look at John Legend on ‘The Simpsons’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In today’s TV News Roundup, Variety obtained an exclusive first look at John Legend in “The Simpsons” and NBC announced premiere dates for a slew of its returning unscripted series. CASTING Alexis Ren and Jaime Ray Newman have been cast in “Deputy.” Ren will appear in an upcoming episode as the suspicious lover of a […]
Tags: News, Nbc, The Wall, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, The Simpsons, Hunters, Ren, Alexis Ren, Little Big Shots, Songland, Jaime Ray Newman, The Letter For The King


An etymologist is not a lonely hunter

The posts for the previous two weeks were devoted to all kinds of bloodsuckers. Now the time has come to say something about hunters and hunting. The origin of the verbs meaning “hunt” can give us a deeper insight into the history of civilization, because hunting is one of the most ancient occupations in the world: beasts of prey hunt for food, and humans have always hunted animals not only for food but also for fur and skins.When lions hunt antelopes and fleas hunt dogs, they do not reflect on ...
Tags: Books, Usa, Featured, Robin Hood, Fox, Netherlands, Linguistics, Hunting, Venus, Taboo, Etymology, Hunt, Hunters, National Library, Weidmann, Serengeti National Park


Everything Coming to Amazon Prime in February 2020

Jordan Peele’s upcoming show “Hunters” is among the slew of new movies and TV series that will be added to Amazon Prime Video next month. Peele executive produced “Hunters,” a drama following a group of Nazi hunters in New York City in 1977. The first season, created by David Weil, stars Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and […]
Tags: Amazon, New York City, Amazon Prime, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Peele, Jordan Peele, David Weil, Al Pacino Logan Lerman


‘Hunters’ Super Bowl Trailer: Celebrate the Big Game by Cracking Some Nazi Skulls

Amazon would like you to watch their new drama series Hunters and they’ve spent Super Bowl cash to create a new trailer and put it in front of the largest possible audience. Ahead of the weekend’s big game, a new trailer for the upcoming series about Nazi-hunters seeking out and destroying fascists-in-hiding in 1970s New York City has arrived and it looks slick and brutal. Watch it for yourself below. Huners Super Bowl Trailer While Al Pacino is the face of the show (he plays the leader...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, New York City, America, Thriller, Nazi, Al Pacino, Hunters, Reich, Peele, Jordan Peele, Pacino, Alfonso Gomez Rejon, David Weil, Lena Olin


Hunters Super Bowl TV Spot Previews New Amazon Prime Series

Hunters Super Bowl TV spot previews new Amazon Prime series Amazon Prime Video has released the Super Bowl TV spot for executive producer Jordan Peele’s forthcoming action-thriller series Hunters, highlighting the beginning of the hunt for the Nazi officials, who have infiltrated America. Starring Oscar winner Al Pacino, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Jordan Peele’s Hunters Trailer: Revenge Is Righteous Hunters’ A-list cast includes Logan Lerman as Jonah Heidelbaum...
Tags: Amazon, Video, TV, Movies, New York City, America, Amazon Prime, TV News, Streaming, Catherine Tate, Nazi, Al Pacino, Sonar, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Reich


TV Bits: ‘Parasite’ Miniseries, ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story,’ & More

In this edition of TV Bits: Bong Joon-ho teases more details about his Parasite HBO miniseries Jodie Whittaker confirms her return for Doctor Who season 13 Impeachment: American Crime Story adds new cast members And more Bong Joon-ho has teased more details about the upcoming Parasite miniseries based on his Oscar darling that suggest the involvement of his original cast. In an interview with The Wrap, the Oscar-nominated director described his miniseries with Adam McKay as a “six-hour-lo...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, Nbc, Doctor Who, Nazi, Ryan Murphy, Al Pacino, Bell, Matt Drudge, Hunters, Adam Mckay, Ann Coulter, Lopez, Mario Lopez, Logan Lerman


Go Behind the Scenes of Jordan Peele’s Hunters Series in New Featurette

Go behind the scenes of Jordan Peele’s Hunters series in new featurette Amazon Prime Video has released the first featurette for executive producer Jordan Peele’s Hunters, offering us a behind-the-scenes look at what the viewers should expect to see in the forthcoming action-thriller series. Featuring interviews by creator David Weil and some of the cast led by Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, you can check out the video below! RELATED: Jordan Peele’s Hunters Trailer: Revenge Is Righteous Hunters’...
Tags: Amazon, Video, TV, Movies, New York City, TV News, Streaming, Catherine Tate, Al Pacino, Sonar, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Reich, Logan Lerman, Peele, Jordan Peele


Amazon Prime Video February 2020 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Amazon Prime Video February 2020 movie and TV titles announced The list for the new Amazon Prime Video February 2020 movies and TV titles have been released, which you can now view below! This includes the series debut of Amazon Prime’s Hunters series created by David Weil, launching on February 21. Executive produced by Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele and led by legendary Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunter...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Amazon Prime, United States, Showtime, TV News, Starz, Cbs, Philadelphia Eagles, Nazi, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Tyler Perry, Reich, Bridget Jones


‘Hunters’ Boss on Creating a ‘Love Letter’ to Holocaust Survivor Grandmother

Growing up as a young Jewish boy in Long Island, N.Y., “Hunters” creator David Weil used to hear a lot of stories about his grandmother’s time during the Holocaust. She was a survivor, and what she described felt to him then “like the stuff of comic books and superheroes,” he said at the Television Critics […]
Tags: News, Long Island, Hunters, Tca, David Weil