Adi Hasak served as creator, executive producer and showrunner on USA Network’s critically acclaimed crime thriller “Eyewitness,” which he set up as a straight-to-series order. The series, which premiered in the U.S. in 2016, was adapted by Hasak from the Norwegian drama “Øyevitne”.
Hasak also served as creator and executive producer on the hit NBC drama “Shades of Blue,” which he wrote on spec and got green lit straight-to- series, starring Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta, directed by Barry Levinson. The hit series’ third season premiered in June 2018. Hasak will serve as creator, executive producer and showrunner on the upcoming adaption of the German format “Tempel” which is straight-to- series with Dynamic Television.
Furthermore, Hasak and his Adi TV Studios banner are fast tracking several additional projects to be packaged straight-to-series. Hasak was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and raised in Israel and the U.S. Following seven years in the military, Hasak worked as a journalist before coming to Hollywood and writing for television and film.
In addition, Hasak was a frequent collaborator with Luc Besson. They jointly wrote and produced “3 Days to Kill,” starring Kevin Costner, and “From Paris With Love,” starring John Travolta. Hasak also wrote “Killer Elite,” which was the original pilot for “Generation Kill.”