FOX UK’s drama series Deep State will premiere on Thursday April 5th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Deep State follows Max Easton, an ex-spy whose past comes back to haunt him when he’s summoned away from his new life in the Pyrenees by George White, head of covert MI6/CIA team “The Section”. White convinces Max to return to the field to avenge the death of his estranged son Harry . But the stakes are soon raised when Max finds himself at the heart of a covert intelligence war, immersed in a widespread conspiracy to profit from the spread of chaos in the Middle East.
The drama series, which marks the first regionally commissioned scripted drama from Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa, was co-created, directed and written by Matthew Parkhill. It is produced by Endor Productions and stars Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Zero Dark Thirty, Kingsman-The Golden Circle), Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones, Skins), Karima McAdams (Vikings), Alistair Petrie (The Night Manager, Rogue One), Anastasia Griffith (Damages, Once Upon a Time), Lyne Renée (Split), Amelia Bullmore (Happy Valley), Kingsley Ben-Adir (King Arthur: Legend of The Sword), Pip Torrens (The Crown) and Fares Fares (Tyrant).
“Deep State is an exhilarating and emotional thriller underscored by an intensely topical and relevant subject matter and we’re excited to unveil the first trailer and new images in anticipation of the series launch in the spring”, said FOX Networks Group Europe & Africa’s Senior Vice-President of Content Development Jeff Ford and Vice-President of Scripted Drama Sara Johnson. “I couldn’t be more excited to share Deep State with FOX’s viewers in the UK.”
Check out the aforementioned trailer and first look images below:
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.