Dougray Scott and Milauna Jackson have joined the cast of the Sky1/Cinemax action series Strike Back as series regulars for its upcoming season (the fourth for Sky1 and the third for Cinemax), it has been announced. Scott, whose previouse credits include ABC’s Desperate Housewives, will play rogue operative James Leatherby. While Jackson has been cast as a key player who crosses paths with Section 20. In addition, Sky1 & Cinemax have confirmed our scoop that Robson Green has also been cast as a series regular.
Based on the novel of the same name by Chris Ryan, Strike Back follows the exploits of Section 20, an elite counterterrorism unit as it spans the globe to stop potential threats, often behind enemy lines. The drama series is produced by Left Bank Pictures in association with BSkyB & HBO/Cinemax and stars Phillip Winchester & Sullivan Stapleton. Rhona Mitra, Michelle Lukes and Liam Garrigan. In the show’s new season, which is currently in production, counterterrorism unit Section 20 pursues a deadly terrorist network from Colombia to Beirut to Europe, uncovering deadly plots that reach to the West.
The new season of Strike Back is being written by a team of writers which includes Simon Burke (Persuasion), James Dormer (MI5), John Simpson and Richard Zajdlic (EastEnders). As TVWise previously reported, Tony Saint will not be returning as showrunner on the new season as he is developing a new drama series titled The Interceptor for BBC One. Production on the new season is currently underway location in South Africa and Hungary. Left Bank’s Andy Harries and Michael Casey are returning to executive produce. Michael J. Bassett, James Dormer and Tim Vaughan co-executive produce.
Cinemax’s New Teaser Trailer For Strike Back Follows Below: