October 3, 2013 |
Fans of TV series like "Strike Back," "Graceland," "Gossip Girl" and "Teen Wolf" can catch their favorite actors on the big screen sometime next year in the indie feature film "Undrafted. " The baseball film stars Philip Winchester of "Strike Back," Aaron Tveit and Manny Montana of "Graceland," Chace Crawford of "Gossip Girl," Tyler Hoechlin of "Teen Wolf," Billy Gardell of "Mike & Molly," as well as Matt Barr, who starred in "Hatfields and McCoys," and Jim Belushi, the former star of "According to Jim. " "Undrafted" is the directorial debut of Joe...
October 28, 2013 |
I've got some good news and some bad news, "Strike Back" fans. The action series will return for a fourth season in 2014, but it will be the show's final season. Cinemax announced the renewal Monday, adding that the 10-episode final season will film in Europe and, for the first time, in Asia, something co-executive producer, writer and director Michael J. Bassett hinted during San Diego Comic-Con. "We're going to go to Thailand," Bassett told me was on his wish-list. "I think we want to change the pallet and go to the East, go at a new enemy.
July 27, 2012 |
Coming off their first, and successful, appearance at San Diego Comic Con International, the folks from Cinemax and "Strike Back" are gearing up for a new season of the addictive, action-packed drama with a new trailer that will be shown in movie theaters beginning today. If you go to "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Ted" this weekend, get there early to see Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton and Rhona Mitra tear up the big screen. In the coming weeks, you can see it at screenings of "The Bourne Legacy," "The Expendables 2" and "Total Recall.
October 12, 2012 |
How many actors would consider jumping out from a helicopter 49 feet to the roof of a 27-story building a perk of the job? Well, I can name three. "Strike Back" stars Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton and Liam Garrigan did just that for the scene above from the Season 2 finale airing Friday on Cinemax. ( See the photo here. ) "It's absolutely a perk of the job, yeah. And the fact that we get to do it is just bonkers," Winchester told me during a phone conversation Wednesday, adding that if the show was filmed in the U.S. or Britain, the...
September 12, 2013 |
The members of Section 20 are once again forced to consider the personal costs of doing their jobs in the latest episode of "Strike Back. " The team travels to Budapest in hot pursuit of Mairead McKenna (Catherine Walker), the IRA soldier who took out Major Rachel Dalton (Rhona Mitra) in Beirut. As you can see in the exclusive video preview (the second below), Col. Locke (Robson Green) tells the team that Section 20 will do what it can for Dalton's son, which earns this sharp response from Stonebridge (Philip Winchester)
September 6, 2013 |
Before Andrew Lincoln fought zombies in "The Walking Dead," he was fighting terrorists as the leader of the British counter-terrorism unit Section 20. Lincoln starred alongside Richard Armitage in "Chris Ryan's Strike Back," which aired in Britain in 2010 on Sky and led to the "Strike Back" currently airing its third season on Cinemax. Americans will finally get to see that original six-episode series that my British Twitter followers always bring up when Cinemax presents it as "Strike Back Origins" beginning at 9 p.m. CT Oct. 25, a week after...