Actor Al Pacino is close to closing a deal to star in the upcoming drama series “The Hunt”.
If the deal is sealed, it would mark Pacino’s first regular television role in his long and storied career. Amazon declined to comment, reports variety.com.
Pacino has previously starred in the TV mini-series “Angels in America” and “The Godfather Saga”. He is known for his roles in iconic films like “The Godfather” franchise, “Serpico”, “Dog Day Afternoon”, and “Scent of a Woman”.
In recent years, he has also starred in a number of HBO films like “You Don’t Know Jack” as Jack Kevorkian, “Phil Spector”, and “Paterno”.
“The Hunt” follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City. They have discovered that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the US. Amazon has ordered a 10-episode first season.