20th Television is currently filming a new drama series called “We Were The Lucky Ones”, which is based on Georgia Hunter’s bestseller about a Jewish family separated at the start of WWII yet determined to survive and reunite.
The series star Joey King , Logan Lerman, Robin Weigert, Amit Rahav, Eva Feiler, Hadas Yaron, Michael Aloni, Henry Lloyd Hughes, Moran Rosenblatt, Sam Woolf and Lior Ashkenazi.
According to Deadline, Ido Samuel and Lihi Kornowski have joined the cast of the new series in recurring roles.
Ido Samuel will plays Isaac. A loyal friend, he tries to help Mila (Yaron) and her young daughter Felicia escape the ghetto, but his effectiveness—and his relationship with the Kurc family—is painfully tested by his role in the Jewish Police. Ido has previously starred in “Fill The Void”, along with “Transparent” and “Ben-Dod Sheli”.
Lihi Kornowski is going to be playing the role of Eliska. A young, wealthy and beautiful, she meets Addy (Lerman) on a ship carrying refugees attempting to escape the Nazis. Lihi has previously starred in “Losing Alice”, “Crimes Of The Future” and “Red Skies”.
This new limited series is going to be executive produced and written by Erica Lipez, who also serves as showrunner. Erica has previously worked on Apple TV’s “The Morning Show”. It will be directed by Thomas Kail, who has previously worked on FX’s “Fosse/Verdon”. He will also be an executive producer, along with Jennifer Todd, Adam Milch and Georgia Hunter.
“We Were The Lucky Ones” is due to be released on Hulu in the United States and is likely to be released globally as a Star Original on Star+ in Latin America and on Disney+ internationally.