‘Hunters’ Boss on Creating a ‘Love Letter’ to Holocaust Survivor Grandmother

Published on Jan 15, 2020

‘Hunters’ Boss on Creating a ‘Love Letter’ to Holocaust Survivor Grandmother

Growing up as a young Jewish boy in Long Island, N.Y., “Hunters” creator David Weil used to hear a lot of stories about his grandmother’s time during the Holocaust. She was a survivor, and what she described felt to him then “like the stuff of comic books and superheroes,” he said at the Television Critics Assn. press tour panel for the show Tuesday.

“These stories of great good but grand evil, the horrors of which are hard to understand,” he explained.

As Weil matured, he admitted he struggled with feelings of birthright and “what was my responsibility now to continue her story?

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Author: Danielle Turchiano