It has been almost eight years since Joe Wright’s offbeat motion flick Hanna hit theaters, however the titular teenage murderer is now returning to the display screen in a straight-to-series drama developed by Amazon. The present is not as a result of premiere till March, however the two teaser trailers that Amazon launched early this 12 months has us curious how this story shall be modified for an eight-episode full-length collection. This is every part we all know to this point concerning the upcoming reboot.
The Major Forged
The 2011 Joe Wright movie starred Saoirse Ronan because the title character, Hanna Heller, however within the collection, that position shall be taken over by 18-year-old British actress Esme Creed-Miles, who appeared within the 2017 movies Pond Life and Darkish River. Hanna’s father Erik Heller (who was originated by Eric Bana) shall be performed by Joel Kinnaman, a Swedish actor finest recognized for enjoying Detective Stephen Holder in AMC’s The Killing and Governor Will Conway in Netflix’s Home of Playing cards. Rounding out the solid is Mireille Enos, who performed Sarah Linden alongside Joel Kinnaman in The Killing and who shall be showing within the collection as vengeful CIA agent Marissa Wiegler, a task initially performed by Cate Blanchett within the 2011 movie.
In a quote picked up by Selection, author David Farr stated how excited he was to have Kinnaman and Enos reunited to play their leads, in addition to newcomer Creed-Miles, in whom he believes they’ve “found a star of the long run.”
Sarah Adina Smith – who’s finest recognized for guiding Buster Mal’s Coronary heart (starring Rami Malek) and The Midnight Swim (which earned her the Breakthrough Viewers Award on the AFI Pageant) – directed the collection, and David Farr, who served as a cowriter for the 2011 film, wrote the collection. Farr can be recognized for growing the AMC collection The Night time Supervisor. The collection, which is backed by NBC Common Worldwide Studios, started manufacturing final March, with filming happening throughout Hungary, Slovakia, Spain, and the UK.
JoAnn Alfano, the manager vp of scripted programming at NBC Common Worldwide Studios, believes that the mixture of the solid, route, and “David Farr’s masterful storytelling” will create one thing very particular. “We’ve got the best crew for crafting an clever and uniquely entertaining collection that deftly combines thriller, teenaged rite-of-passage story, household drama, and action-packed journey,” she stated.
Similar to within the movie, the Amazon collection will observe 15-year-old Hanna, a younger girl who has spent her complete life within the secluded wilderness of northern Finland to be educated as a ruthless murderer by her father, Erik, a hardened and intuitive ex-CIA operative from Germany. Erik is burdened with a harmful CIA secret, and he is aware of that at some point Hanna will come face-to-face with Marissa, the senior intelligence agent who’s been searching him. When Erik feels that Hanna is able to tackle Marissa, he sends her on a solo mission throughout Europe to kill the agent, although as soon as out on the earth, Hanna finds herself hunted by Marissa and others related to her hidden origins and irregular skills.
The 2011 film was an uncommon mixture of motion thriller and coming-of-age story, and the collection will goal to attain the identical end result. As Farr defined, “Hanna goals to be each a raw-knuckle journey and a deeply touching household drama. It has the visceral pleasure of a real conspiracy thriller but additionally the easy humanity of a rite-of-passage drama.”
The Premiere Date
The collection is ready to debut on Amazon in March, although the precise date hasn’t but been launched.