Logan Lerman joins We Were The Lucky Ones on Hulu

Logan Lerman has been officially announced as the newest addition We were the lucky ones, an upcoming Hulu limited series based on a bestselling novel by Georgia Hunter. Fresh from a roll in fast train Alongside Brad Pitt, the Hulu series will reunite Lerman with Joey King, in which he starred fast train.

We were the lucky ones is inspired by a 2017 novel of the same name in which bestselling author Georgia Hunter tells the story of the Kurc family, Polish Jews struggling to survive in the darkest days of the Holocaust. As the family is cast out and scattered by war, the five Kurc siblings – Jakob, Addy, Mila, Genek and Halina – are forced to “do whatever it takes to find their way across a devastated continent to freedom,” he says the official book summary.

Logan Lerman, best known for his roles in the Percy Jackson movies & The perks of Being a WallflowerIt has been confirmed that he will star in the Hulu limited series as Addy, the 25-year-old “middle child” of the Kurc family who makes a living as an engineer in Paris while also nurturing a burgeoning career as a musician. Deadline describes the character as follows: “He has the ability to find common ground with different people and a talent for fixing anything.” Addy’s character is reportedly based on author Georgia Hunter’s grandfather in the 1930s.

Who is Logan Lerman in We Were the Lucky Ones?

Logan Lerman landed his starring role as the smart, lovable protagonist Percy Jackson Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (2010) and its sequel, Percy Jackson and the Sea of ​​Monsters (2013). The two films, directed by Chris Columbus, adapted Rick Riordan’s best-selling fantasy series for the first time on screens, giving Logan Lerman the role of the first real-life Percy Jackson. Although the films are now widely considered flops and the series did not continue beyond two films, this was enough of a starting point for Lerman’s later acting career.

'Percy Jackson' star Logan Lerman is set to star in a new Hulu limited series.

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Following his breakout role, Logan Lerman later played Charlie Kelmeckis, a teenager struggling to make friends under the burden of undiagnosed PTSD The perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). Lerman would be joined by Emma Watson (Beauty and the Beast) as Samantha “Sam” Button and Ezra Miller (The Lightning) as Patrick Stewart, Sam’s stepbrother. Some of Lerman’s other notable roles include Marcus Messner in James Schamus’ indignation (2016), The Son at Sony fast train (2022) and Jonah Heidelbaum in the Amazon drama series Hunter (2022).

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We were the lucky ones would be produced by 20th Television with television writer Erica Lipez (Bates Motel) serves as writer, showrunner and executive producer on the series alongside director and executive producer Thomas Kail (Hamilton) and Adam Milch (The Morning Show). Georgia Hunter, author of the original novel, will also serve as co-executive producer on Old 320 Sycamore alongside Jennifer Todd (violinist on the roof).

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