Ben Foster as boxer, Peter Sarsgaard and others star in HBO biopic The Survivor
The survivor, the long-awaited biopic, will arrive on HBO and HBO Max on April 27, 2022. The motion world premiered in September 2021. Directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson, the biographical drama tells the inspiring yet shocking real-life story of Harry Haft , a prisoner and survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who was forced to box for survival.
Ben Foster plays the main character of Harry Haft in The survivor. Vicky Krieps, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Magnussen, John Leguizamo, Dar Zuzovsky, Danny DeVito and Saro Emirez are other prominent names on the cast list.
Justine Juel Gillmer wrote the screenplay for the film while George Steel was the cinematographer. Legendary music composer Hans Zimmer is the mastermind behind the film’s music.
List of actors from HBO’s biopic Harry Haft, The survivor
Ben Foster as Harry Haft
American actor Ben Foster, best known for his roles in dominant dog (2006), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), 3h10 to Yuma (2007) and Against all odds (2016), plays the main character of Harry Haft in The survivor.
He starred in notable movies like The Punisher, heights of freedom, Move on, Great difficulty, Northfork, The heart is deceitful above all things, Hostage and more. The actor has also starred in notable television series such as Front flash, freaks and geeks, Six feet Under ground, Boston Public, The dead zone, My name is Earland a few others.
Vicky Krieps as Miriam Wofsoniker
Vicky Krieps, an actress from Luxembourg, will play the central role of Miriam Wofsoniker in the HBO biopic, The survivor.
The actress has been part of several well-known films such as If not us, who?, Anonymous, Hana, The Treasure Knights and Melusine’s Secret, Before the winter cold, A much wanted man, Maid Lynn, Off the Beaten Path, The Girl in the Spider’s Weband many others.
Peter Sarsgaard as Emory Anderson
The Batman Actor Peter Sarsgaard is best known for his portrayal of Charles Lane in Broken glass. He will be seen in the role of Emory Anderson in the HBO biopic of Harry Haft.
During his long career, the actor has been part of several commendable films such as Dead Man Wspeak, The Man in the Iron Mask, Desert Blue, another day in paradise, The Salton Sea, Unconditional love, The Skeleton Key, Lovelace, blue jasmine, The Magnificent Seven, The lie, The lost girl and many more.
He has appeared in notable TV series like Law and order, New York undercover, Cracker, Saturday Night Live (host), The slaughter, The slap, The impending towerand Examination among others.
The survivor will also include:
- Billy Magnussen as Schneider
- John Leguizamo as Pepe
- Saro Emirez as Peretz Haft
- Danny DeVito as Charlie Goodman
- Dar Zuzovsky as Leah
- Anthony Molinari as Rocky Marciano
- Paul Bates as Louis Barclay
You can look The survivor, arriving this Wednesday (April 27) on HBO Max. You can also watch the premiere on HBO at 8 p.m. ET/PT.