Netflix Series ‘Hit & Run’ From Creators of ‘Fauda’ & ‘The Killing’: What We Know So Far

Review Ethan / 2023-03-04 09:33:32

Hit & Run, a brand new thriller action series from Fauda and The Killing, will debut on August 20, 2021.  This series follows the life of an ex-soldier who must confront his past following a horrible tragedy. This series has been in production since 2018. Here’s what we know so far.

Netflix’s Hit & Run created by Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff. They recently collaborated on Fauda, a thriller. Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin, Ali Selim, and Dawn Prestwich, both from The Killing. This series will also feature Lior Raz, who is producing.

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Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

The directors for Hit & Run are Mike Barker (The Handmaid’s Tale, Outlander, Fargo) who will direct the pilot, and an additional 4 episodes. Rotem Shamir (Fauda and Line in the Sand), Neasa Harman (Jessica Jones), Rotem Shamir (“Hit & Run”) are both set to be the directors. Barker, Hardiman and Yorkin have worked together on Z: The Beginning of Everything. Shamir also shared credits on Fauda.

Here’s everything else we know about Netflix’s Hit & Run:

Do you have a trailer of Hit & Run available?

The first teaser for Netflix’s Hit & Run was released in April 2021. Have a look at these:

Hit & Run is due for release on a specific date.

Netflix has not yet announced a release date, but Variety claims it will be available in August 2021.

Is Hit & Run a plot?

Here is the official logline for Netflix’s Hit & Run:

Hit and Run centers on a happily married man, whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit and run accident in Tel Aviv. Grief-stricken and confused, he searches for his wife’s killers, who have fled to the U.S.  With the help of an ex-lover, Naomi Hicks, he uncovers disturbing truths about his beloved wife and the secrets she kept from him.

Which actors are in Hit & Run and why?

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From left: Lior Raz, Sanaa Lathan, Kaelen Ohm, Moran Rosenblatt and Gregg Henry

Here is a rundown of the cast and characters in Netflix’s Hit & Run provided by Deadline along with the cast announcement in February 2020:

Segev Azulai is played by Lior Raz, Israeli Academy Awards winner (Fauda 6 Underground). Segev, a retired soldier in Special Forces is forced to face his past after his wife dies in an accident.

Sanaa Lathan (Alien vs. The Affair's Naomi Hicks is played by Predator. She is an ambitious New York journalist and is approached by an old flame who wants to help her investigate a crime with global significance.

Kaelen Ohm plays Danielle Wexler (Queens of Spades). She is a talented American dancer who lives in Tel Aviv, Israel with her husband Raz. But her life abruptly ends. A host of lies and secrets about her Israeli life are exposed in her passing.

Moran Rosenblatt (Fauda, Lipstikka) stars as Tali Shapira, a hard-nosed police detective who uses her position to help her cousin, Segev, solve the mystery of his wife’s death.

Gregg Henry (Scandal, Hell on Wheels) stars as Martin Wexler, Danielle’s father, who is unhappy with her daughter’s choice in husbands for dangerous reasons of his own, while Toren guest stars as Ron Harel, a former Israeli Special Forces op who lives in New York and buries his PTSD in bad choices. Segev arrives to help Ron get out of his cocoon.

What number of episodes will Hit & Run have in its first season?

Deadline confirmed that the first season of Netflix’s Hit & Run will feature nine hour-long episodes.

Do you look forward to Hit & Run! Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

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