Trailer drops for Lior Raz’ latest thriller


Hit & Run – Pictures: Netflix

Fans of the team behind Fauda, and it’s star Lior Raz got the first glimpse of their new action thriller Hit & Run, scheduled to hit Netflix in August, 2021.

The series tells the story of a former soldier, who is forced to confront his dark past after a terrible tragedy. The series, which has been in development since 2018 is created by Raz and Avi Issacharoff. Besides producing, Lior Raz is also set to star in this series.

Raz plays tour guide Segev Azulai, who lives in Tel Aviv with his daughter (Neta Orbach) and American wife Danielle (Kaelen Ohm). But when Danielle is killed in a mysterious hit and run on the day she was set to return to New York for a visit, Azulai suspects it may not have been an accident.

Grief-stricken and confused, he searches for his wife’s killers, who have fled to the United States seemingly without a trace.  With the help of an ex-lover (Sanaa Lathan), he uncovers disturbing truths about his beloved wife and the secrets she kept from him.


The directors for Hit & Run are Mike Barker (The Handmaid’s Tale, Outlander, Fargo) who will direct the pilot, and an additional 4 episodes. Neasa Hardiman (Jessica Jones, Casualty) and Rotem Shamir (Fauda, Line in the Sand) are also set to direct. Barker and Hardiman have already worked with writers Prestwich and Yorkin on Z: The Beginning of Everything and Shamir has shared credits with series creators on Fauda.

The much-anticipated fourth season of Fauda is said to be in the works.

The political thriller, based on the personal experiences of Raz, Issacharoff and several of their friends who served in the Israeli Defense Forces’ special forces unit, has become a major global hit for the streaming channel.