EXCLUSIVE: Logan Lerman, fresh off the lead alongside Brad Pitt in bullet train, has signed on for his latest high profile TV role.
Lerman Will Star in Hulu’s Limited Series We were the lucky onesalongside Joey King, who also starred in the action movie.
The series is based on Georgia Hunter’s bestseller about a Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, but determined to survive and reunite.
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Lerman, who stars in Amazon’s hunters, exec produced by Jordan Peele, who returns for a second season, will play Addy, a 25-year-old Polish, Jewish, middle child. He is an adventurer, living as an engineer in Paris and enjoying burgeoning success as a composer. He has the ability to find common ground with disparate people and a knack for solving things. The character is inspired by the story of Georgia Hunter’s grandfather as a young man in the late 1930s.
Lerman got his breakthrough in the Percy Jackson movies and also starred in The benefits of a wallflower are and outrage.
The limited series, which comes from 20th Television, is executive produced and written by Erica Lipez (The morning show), who also serves as showrunner. Thomas Kail (Fosse/Verdon) directs and executive produces. Jennifer Todd executive produces for Old 320 Sycamore. Adam Milch will executive produce and Hunter will co-execute produce.
Lerman is represented by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and attorney Bob Wallerstein.