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Hit action drama STRIKE BACK: VENGEANCE comes to Sky1 HD on 2 September at 9pm for ten new action-packed episodes.
The cast led by PHILIP WINCHESTER (Crusoe, Camelot) and SULLIVAN STAPLETON (Animal Kingdom and the upcoming Gangster Squad) include RHONA MITRA (Underworld: Rise of the Lycans), RHASHAN STONE (Episodes), MICHELLE LUKES (Alexander), CHARLES DANCE (Game of Thrones), VINCENT REGAN (Hit + Miss), LIAM CARRIGAN (Ultimate Force, Land Girls), and SHANE TAYLOR (Band of Brothers).
This season’s story begins after militants loyal to notorious Somali warlord Huseyin Waabri attack a routine embassy escort, a British diplomat and junior attaché are kidnapped and Scott is sent into Mogadishu solo to retrieve them. Back in the UK Stonebridge struggles to adjust to his new career outside of SECTION 20.
Once again, the series is a co-production between Sky and CINEMAX/HBO and is produced by Left Bank Pictures. The series was commissioned by Sky's Head of Drama, Anne Mensah. Left Bank's Andy Harries is the Executive Producer,
The STRIKE BACK co-production demonstrates Sky’s increasing commitment to content origination, which includes a number of genres, including drama. In addition to the first two seasons of STRIKE BACK, Sky1 HD received commercial and critical success for the likes of The Take, Mad Dogs and Thorne. A number of high-profile dramas - including Treasure Island and Sinbad – are due to hit the Sky 1HD schedule shortly.
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