In a promotional image for Hulu’s We Were the Lucky Ones, Joey King, who plays Halina, is seen in close-up as she looks out at something in the distance. Her blue eyes are watery and it looks like she has been crying. Her long blond hair is tied back with a long wisp falling over her face. She stands in a hazy natural setting.

WWII Drama We Were the Lucky Ones Set for Hulu Debut on March 28

By Alison Stateman

Hulu announced the March 28 debut of the new Original series We Were the Lucky Ones at the 2024 Winter Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour late last week. The eight-episode series—based on Georgia Hunter’s New York Times bestselling novel—centers on the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II. Viewers watch the family across continents as they do everything in their power to survive, and to reunite.

Check out the official trailer here:

The series stars Joey King, Logan Lerman, Hadas Yaron, Henry-Lloyd Hughes, Amit Rahav, Sam Woolf, Michael Aloni, Moran Rosenblatt, Eva Feiler, Lior Ashkenazi, and Robin Weigert, and is executive produced and written by Erica Lipez (Julia, The Morning Show)—who also serves as showrunner. Thomas Kail (Fosse/Verdon) directs and executive produces along with Jennifer Todd, who will also executive produce for Old 320 Sycamore. Adam Milch and Amit Gupta will executive produce with Hunter co-executive producing. The Hulu Original series is a production of 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios.