Deadline is exclusively reporting that Jennifer Jason Leigh has signed up for a lead role in the upcoming second season of Amazon drama series Hunters.
The first season follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.
Jennifer Jason Leigh (whose recent credits include Atypical and Annihilation) will be playing the role of Chava, a top Nazi hunter. The report also states that the plot for the second season is currently being kept under wraps.
The series is created by David Weil, and executive produced by Jordan Peele. The first season of Hunters starred Logan Lerman, Al Pacino, Jerrika Hinton, Tiffany Boone, Josh Radnor, Dylan Baker, Kate Mulvany, Greg Austin, Louis Ozawa, Carol Kane and Saul Rubinek.