Netflix has dropped the teaser trailer and the first-look images for Hit & Run, an upcoming action thriller series that is co-led by Sanaa Lathan. The streaming giant states that the series will drop in August 2021. Lathan stars opposite 6 Underground star Lior Raz.
The logline: In this new action thriller, a happily married man’s life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit and run accident in Tel Aviv. Grief-stricken and confused, he searches for his wife’s killers, who have fled to the U.S. With the help of an ex-lover, (Sanaa Lathan), he uncovers disturbing truths about his beloved wife and the secrets she kept from him.
Kaelen Ohm, Moran Rosenblattt, Gal Toren, Gregg Henry, and Lior Ashkenazi also star.
Raz is s Segev Azulai, “a former special forces soldier who has since retired for a quieter life but forced to confront his violent past when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit and run accident.”
Lathan plays Naomi Hicks, “a talented and ambitious New York journalist who is contacted by an old-flame looking for help investigating a murder with newsworthy global implications.”
Ohm portrays Danielle Wexler, “a gifted American dancer living a happy life in Tel Aviv with new husband (Raz) when her life is suddenly cut short. In her death, a host of secrets and lies are revealed about her life in Israel.”
Rosenblatt is as Tali Shapira, “a hard nosed police detective who uses her position to help her cousin, Segev, solve the mystery of his wife’s death.”
Toren is Ron Harel, a “former Israeli special forces op who lives in New York and buries his PTSD in bad choices. His old army friend, Segev (Raz), arrives looking to settle a score forcing Ron out of his cocoon and back into action.”
Henry plays Martin Wexler, “Danielle’s father, who is unhappy with her daughter’s choice in husbands for dangerous reasons of his own.”
And Ashkenazi is Assaf Talmor, “a man with a mysterious connection to Danielle, who seems to know more than he’s letting on about her death.”
Avi Issacharoff, Raz, Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin are the creators, writers and executive producers. Prestwich and Yorkin are the series shhowrunners. Mike Barker is the director/EP, directing five episodes including the pilot.
Check out some first-look images below: