According to TVLine, Joey Kingrecently nominated for an Emmy for her performance in ‘The Act‘, will star in the miniseries ‘We are the lucky ones‘ (We Were the Lucky Ones), which is being developed by hulu.
The production will be based on the homonymous book written by Georgia Hunter.
With script signed by Erica Lipez (‘Bates Motel’ and ‘Morning Show’), the series will tell the true story of a Jewish family struggling to survive and be reunited after being separated at the beginning of World War II.
Thomas Kail (‘Hamilton’) will serve as director and executive producer.
“Georgia and I have been friends for over 25 years and I am deeply proud to be a part of the team that is developing her amazing family story,” stated Kail in an official statement. “Me and Erica created a piece 10 years ago and I knew this project would have to be our second collaboration. Georgia’s love for her family overflows through its pages and her vivid writing puts us with them in every moment. We will try to honor that effort on screen.”
Still without a premiere date, the production will have 8 episodes.
New information should be released soon.