In Treatment’s Hagai Levi Lands New HBO Show


LOS ANGELES: HBO and Keshet International (KI) are co-producing a new drama set in Israel from creators Hagai Levi (In Treatment, The Affair) and Noah Stollman.

Based on actual events, the series dramatizes the disappearance of three teens that unfolded in Israel two years ago. The show will be primarily directed by Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar (Beaufort, Footnote, Norman).

A co-production of KI’s Keshet Studios and HBO, the drama will be produced by Movie Plus and distributed internationally by KI. It will be executive produced by Levi, Avi Nir (Keshet Media Group), Alon Shtruzman (Keshet International), Karni Ziv (Keshet Broadcating), Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan (Keshet Studios), Stollman, Michael Lombardo and Joseph Cedar.

Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming, said, “We’re excited to work with Keshet and this extremely talented and creative group led by Hagai Levi. We look forward to sharing this important story with our subscribers.”

Avi Nir, CEO of Keshet Media Group, added, “We are thrilled to partner with HBO, the ultimate quality TV powerhouse, and to bring together Israel’s finest in TV and film, led by Hagai Levi, Noah Stollman and Joseph Cedar. We are all ready for the challenging journey on which this extraordinary story will take us.”

Levi commented, “HBO has always been a home to me. I’m so thrilled to work with them again, and regroup with my good friends from Keshet.”