High-Octane, Globe-Spanning Thriller STRIKE BACK Returns For a Fourth and Final Season, July 31 on HBO Canada

— July 13, 2015

– Starring Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton as counterterrorism operatives –
– Michelle Yeoh, Dustin Clare, Will Yun Lee, UFC fighter Michael Bisping, and more join the cast for Season 4 –

“With an elaborate action sequence nearly every 10 minutes, STRIKE BACK is easy, vacuous, fun.” – Entertainment Weekly TORONTO (July 13, 2015)STRIKE BACK explodes onto the screen with its trademark breakneck action and heart-pounding suspense when the Emmy®-nominated  action series from CINEMAX returns for a 10-episode fourth and final season, Friday, July 31 at 11 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada. Starring Philip Winchester (24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY) and Sullivan Stapleton (BLINDSPOT) as Michael Stonebridge and Damian Scott, members of the elite British intelligence undercover unit Section 20, Season 4 finds the two facing their biggest assignment yet: a global threat involving a ruthless network of international terrorists. ** Media Note ** – Download images at https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada or http://mediacentre.corusent.com. Click HERE for a sneak peek of the new season of STRIKE BACK. In the final season of STRIKE BACK, when Stonebridge (Winchester) and Scott (Stapleton) set out to crack a missing-persons case in Bangkok, they quickly realizes that what seems to be a simple kidnapping is actually the first step in a massive terrorist plot with global implications. Stonebridge and Scott, and the rest of their team including Philip Locke (Robson Green, WIRE IN THE BLOOD), Julia Richmond (Michelle Lukes, DOCTORS), and Kim Martinez (Milauna Jackson, AQUARIUS), soon find themselves crisscrossing Asia and Europe as they battle Japanese Yakuza, Russian Mafia, cyberterrorists, elite mercenaries, and other deadly forces. Joining the cast for Season 4 are: Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II); Will Yun Lee (TRUE BLOOD); James Wilby (Gosford Park); Dustin Clare (SPARTACUS); Adrian Paul (HIGHLANDER); Joseph Gatt (GAME OF THRONES);  Christian Antidormi (SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED); and British mixed martial arts champion and UFC fighter Michael Bisping. Other new cast members include: Michael McElhatton (GAME OF THRONES); Max Beesley (SUITS); Tim McInnerny (Notting Hill); Leo Gregory (Tristan and Isolde); Mark Griffin (DOCTOR WHO); Wolf Kahler (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows); Andrew Pleavin (300: Rise of an Empire); Eliza Hope Bennett (Nanny McPhee); and Masa Yamaguchi (The Wolverine). STRIKE BACK is a CINEMAX Presentation in association with British Sky Broadcasting Limited. A Left Bank Pictures Production, the series is executive produced by Andy Harries. Co-executive producers are Michael J. Bassett and James Dormer, co-producer is Bill Shephard, and producers are Selwyn Roberts, Chris Thomspson, and Michael Casey and Sharon Hughff. In Eastern Canada, episodes will be available on TMN GO and HBO Canada OnDemand. In Western Canada, on the go with Shaw Go Movie Central appBell TV appTelus Optik on the go, and HBO Canada On Demand. HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of Bell Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada).  

HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO’s current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO’s extensive library – all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and programming is accessible on TMN GO, on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. In Eastern Canada, HBO Canada is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. In Western Canada, HBO Canada is offered by Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada).

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