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‘Fauda’ Stars Lead Charge of Israeli Actors Returning to Front-Line Duty Following Hamas Attack

Guy Shalom woke up on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, watching missiles from the window of his house. The 27-year-old Tel Aviv-born actor studies at Seminar HaKibbutzim drama school and starred in Lior Chefetz’s The Stronghold. “I played a soldier guarding an Israeli outpost who suffers a surprise Egyptian attack during the Yom […]

Israeli TV Execs Cancel MIPCOM Plans Amid Hamas War Fears

With Israeli producers and their breakout TV hits like Fauda and On the Spectrum in recent years dominating international TV markets and audiences, MIPCOM this year is set to see a far reduced presence by that Middle Eastern nation in the wake of the Hamas terrorist attacks on southern Israel. “Along with the rest of […]

Showtime’s ‘Ghosts of Beirut’ Trailer Recounts CIA Manhunt for Deadly Terrorist (Exclusive)

Showtime has released an official trailer for Ghosts of Beirut, a four-part spy drama that revisits the true-life manhunt for the deadly Hezbollah mastermind Imad Mughniyeh, who killed more Americans than any other terrorist before 9/11 as he eluded the CIA and Mossad for over two decades.  “You push the button, and go to Paradise,” a voice-over […]

Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs Venture to Buy ‘Fauda’ Producer Faraway Road

The new media company led by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs has found its next acquisition. The still-unnamed company will acquire the Israeli production company Faraway Road Productions, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Faraway Road produces the Netflix shows Fauda and Hit & Run. The deal is expected to be officially unveiled in the new […]

‘Hit & Run’ Canceled After One Season at Netflix

Hit & Run will not be getting a second season at Netflix. Despite a major cliffhanger ending, the espionage thriller from Fauda creators Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz, and co-showrunners Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin (Judging Amy, The Killing), will be ending its run after one season at the streaming giant, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. […]

Sky Studios, CBS Studios Set ‘Munich Match’ Drama Series From ‘Fauda’ Writer

Comcast-owned Sky’s production arm Sky Studios, ViacomCBS’ CBS Studios and Amusement Park Film have unveiled plans for a six-part drama thriller series, created by Michal Aviram (Fauda), with the working title Munich Match. The show is set 50 years after the Munich Massacre, the terrorist attack on the Israeli Olympic team in 1972. “It’s now 2022, […]

‘Fauda’ Co-Creators Re-Up Netflix Overall Deal

Netflix is keeping Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz in-house. The Fauda co-creators, who just released their next action-thriller with the streaming giant on Friday, have re-upped their overall deal with their Faraway Road Productions. Under the pact, Issacharoff and Raz will continue to develop and produce original programming for Netflix. Issacharoff and Raz’s Faraway Road […]

Netflix Has High Hopes for ‘Hit & Run,’ Which Explains That Cliffhanger Ending

[This story contains mild spoilers to Netflix’s Hit & Run.] Hit & Run almost didn’t have its hit and run. Netflix’s latest bingeable mystery follows Fauda star Lior Raz as his starring character, Segev, investigates the hit-and-run death of his wife, Danielle (played by Kaelen Ohm). The scene, which takes place in Israel, was intended […]

Netflix’s ‘Hit & Run’: TV Review

This new drama from the creators of 'Fauda' is an international thriller that follows a murder investigation from Tel Aviv to New York City.

Israeli Show ‘Fauda’ Set for Indian Remake (Exclusive)

The acclaimed political thriller, which streamed worldwide on Netflix, will be set against the conflicting relations between India and Pakistan and will be adapted by Applause Entertainment, whose credits include local versions of 'The Office,' 'Hostages' and 'Criminal Justice,' among others.

Hidden Gems: Discovering the Political Thriller ‘Fauda’ on Netflix

Compelling, controversial, intriguing — the Israeli series 'Fauda' has a tangle of elements that keep you hooked.

‘Fauda’ Creators Call BDS Threats Against Netflix Series “Ridiculous”

'Fauda' creators Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz sat with The Hollywood Reporter senior film writer Tatiana Siegel on Wednesday to discuss their hit — but divisive — Israeli-Palestinian conflict drama for Netflix at the latest TV Talks panel at New York's 92nd Street Y.