20th Television is developing a new drama series called “We Were The Lucky Ones”, which will star Joey King and is based on Georgia Hunter’s bestseller about a Jewish family separated at the start of WWII yet determined to survive and reunite.
According to Deadline, Logan Lerman, has joined the cast of the series and will play the role of Addy, a 25 year-old Polish, Jewish, the middle child. He is an adventurer, who lives in Paris as an engineer and is enjoying budding success as a music composer. He has an ability to find common ground with dissimilar people and a talent to fix anything. The character is inspired by the story of Georgia Hunter’s grandfather as a young man in the late 1930s.
Logan Lerman has previously starred in “Percy Jackson And The Olympians”, “Bullet Train” and Amazon’s “Hunters”.
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.