ReelzChannel Sets Premiere Date For ‘XIII’

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ReelzChannel’s new original drama series XIII will premiere on Friday June 29th at 9/8c, it has been announced.

Based on the graphic novels by Jean Van Hamme, XIII is the story of a man’s quest to uncover the truth about his identity. Named for the Roman numeral tattooed on his neck, XIII is a former secret operative who has been stripped of his memory. He does not know who he is, what he is trained to be or whom he serves. Hunted by a dark anti-government organization, XIII searches for clues that will uncover the secret that makes him so valuable—and so potentially dangerous. Jones is a government agent and XIII’s most loyal ally. She is also under Presidential orders to discover what, if anything, XIII knows.

XIII stars Aisha Tyler as Jones, a top CIA operator, Virginie Ledoyen as Irina, a mercenary hired by the former U.S. President to track XIII, Caterina Murino as Sam, XIII’s trustworthy ally and love interest, Greg Bryk as Amos, a national security officer, Stephen McHattie as President Carrington and Ted Atherton as Wally Sharidan, the former U.S. President and a possible traitor. The series is produced by Jay Firestone’s Prodigy Pictures and Luc Besson’s French production company EuropaCorp Television.

TVWise’s US Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.