The best family films to watch in the BT TV PlayerMay 26 | 2 min read
Over the last five decades Al Pacino has firmly established himself as one of the greatest movie actors of all time.
However, in 2020 Pacino becomes the latest Hollywood star to take the leap into television.
The Scarface and Godfather legend will have his first ever starring role in a TV series in the Amazon Prime Video drama Hunters.
Executive produced by Academy-Award winner Jordan Peele – the creative genius behind Get Out – Hunters is one of the most highly anticipated TV events of next year.
When is Hunters released?
The Prime Video series has started to release teasers and trailers. It is expected to land on the streaming service in Spring 2020.
What is Hunters about?
Based on an original idea but also drawing on real historical events, Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City.
Known as The Hunters, the group have discovered that hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich.
The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.
Who is in the cast?
Pacino leads the cast as a Nazi hunter mentor, who is inspiring a young team of justice-seeking individuals to seek out secret Nazis living in the US.
Starring alongside Pacino are Logan Lerman, from the Percy Jackson films and The Perks of Being a Wallflower, How I Met Your Mother star Josh Radnor and Grey’s Anatomy’s Jerrija Hinton.
The impressive cast also includes Kate Mulvany (The Great Gatsby), Tiffany Boone (Beautiful Creatures), Greg Austin (Mr Selfridge), Louis Ozawa Changchien (Kidding), Carol Kane (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Saul Rubinek (Unforgiving), Dylan Baker (Happiness) and Lena Olin (Alias).
Can I watch the trailer?
Check out the thrilling first look video below, which features Al Pacino threatening: "This isn't murder… this is Mitzavh", before the Rolling Stones classic Street Fighting Man kicks in.
*Warning - Contains content not suitable for younger viewers*
Amazon Prime Video is now available on BT TV.