‘Collateral’: Creator David Hare Broke Every Rule He Could While Writing His First TV Show, and He Won’t Do a Season 2
The reason two-time Academy Award nominee David Hare (“The Hours,” “The Reader”) wanted to write the BBC2/Netflix limited series “Collateral” is that he felt no one else was writing television about the issue at its center: Illegal immigration.“I think the movement of people is the biggest subject of the 21st century and nobody’s writing about it,” he said to IndieWire in a recent interview.
“In the last few summers, we’ve had attempted mass migration from Libya, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, from everywhere.
People are trying to get into Western countries.
And obviously the West is trying to protect itself against the arrival of these people.
This is going to play out in the coming years.
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