Two simple questions have haunted the teasers for Amazon Prime‘s series adaptation of Joe Wright‘s 2011 movie Hanna: “Who stole Hanna?” and “Why?” Starting this March, viewers are going to start getting some answers when the series premieres – but Prime members only have to wait until after this Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl LIII to get a first-look: the first episode of Hanna will be available for 24 hours after the end of the championship football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots.
An update to the Saoirse Ronan-starrer about a young woman transformed into a ruthless teenage killing machine, Sarah Adina Smith (Buster’s Mal Heart, Room 104) serves as director – with original film writer David Farr (The Night Manager, Troy: Fall of a City) adapting the work to series, which will keep its Eastern European setting. With an amazing cover of Smashing Pumpkins‘ “Bullet With Butterfly Wings” performed by Karen O igniting the action, here’s a look at the newest teaser for Amazon Prime’s Hanna:
In the Amazon series, Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman will be taking on the roles played in the original film by Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana, respectively. Enos’ Marissa Wiegler is a powerful but enigmatic intelligence agent determined to track down Hanna (Esme Creed-Miles) after she goes off the grid. Kinnaman’s Erik Heller is Hanna’s father, who is also trying to locate Hanna – but to protect her from a government that wants to reuse her for nefarious purposes.
In the first of the two original teasers released earlier this year, below, we get some backstory on our title character, as a baby goes missing from a hospital due to the hospital workers being a bit “distracted;” and in the second teaser, a “big bad wannabe” picks the wrong “ruthless teeenage killing machine” to try to attack in public. The only thing you’re going to get out of that is a righteous butt-kicking and a distant glare from the protagonist – as you can see for yourselves below: