'Strike Back' Premiere: Preview Cinemax's First Original Scripted Primetime Series (Video)

Premiering Friday, the show represents the networks first push into original programming.
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Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester - Strike Back

Cinemax’s first primetime scripted series, Strike Back, which represents its burgeoning slate of original programming, premieres Friday at 10 p.m.

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The series follows two intelligence agents, British Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) and former U.S. Delta Force officer Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) -- both members of an elite counter-terrorism team. The series follows the men and their team across the world as they try to track down a dangerous international terrorist named Latif.

The series co-stars Eva Birthhistle, Amanda Mealing, Rhashan Stone, and Michelle Lukes. Cinemax co-produces the series with British channel, Sky.

As part of its original programming push, Cinemax is also developing a new series with True Blood executive producer Alan Ball, as well as one based on the Transporter film franchise.

Watch the sneak peeks from the premiere below.


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