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STRIKE BACK: Action TV Series Renewed for a Sixth Season by Cinemax

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Strike Back Renewed for Sixth Season

Cinemax‘s Strike Back has been renewed for a sixth season. Strike Back: Season 5 stars Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson, Roxanne McKee, Alin Sumarwata, Nina Sosanya, Don Hany, Trevor Eve, and Katherine Kelly. The plot synopsis of the current season of Strike Back (spoilers): “Omair Idrisi (Don Hany), a terrorist, is freed during an ambush at the Syrian-Jordanian Border. Sergeant Thomas ‘Mac’ McAllister’s team is murdered during the ambush. Colonel Adeena Donovan (Nina Sosanya) recruits McAllister, Sergeant Samuel Wyatt (Daniel MacPherson), Lance Corporal Gracie Novin (Alin Sumarwata) and Captain Natalie Reynolds (Roxanne McKee) into the revived Section 20 to find and capture Idrisi and his British wife, Jane Lowry (Katherine Kelly). As their mission takes them across North Africa, the Middle East and Europe, from nightclubs to white-nationalist organisations, Section 20 tries to prevent a devastating terrorist attack, whilst uncovering secrets about Lowry and Donovan.”

The official press release for Strike Back‘s Season 6 renewal:

CINEMAX has renewed the action series STRIKE BACK for a sixth season, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and CINEMAX Programming. Currently debuting episodes Friday nights (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), with the fifth-season finale scheduled for April 6, the show follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

“The rebirth of STRIKE BACK has reestablished CINEMAX as a destination for adrenalized, entertaining action series,” noted Antholis. “We are delighted to offer Section 20 the opportunity to continue saving the world from mayhem and destruction.”

Among the critical priase for the series, TVGuide.com described the current season of STRIKE BACK as a “visually stunning” show that “regularly delivers action sequences on par with many feature films.”

Season five actors include Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson, Roxanne McKee, Alin Sumarwata, Nina Sosanya, Don Hany, Trevor Eve and Katherine Kelly.

The next season will mark CINEMAX’s sixth, and UK co-producer Sky’s seventh, season in the STRIKE BACK franchise. CINEMAX began airing the series with Sky’s second season, and in 2013, presented Sky’s first season of the show as “Strike Back: Origins.”

For more on the series, visit facebook.com/cinemax, medium.com/hbo-cinemax-pr, twitter.com/Cinemax #StrikeBack and youtube.com/Cinemax.

STRIKE BACK is a CINEMAX Presentation in association with Sky; a Left Bank Pictures Production. Andy Harries, Sharon Hughff, Jack Lothian and MJ Bassett are executive producers. Bill Shepherd is series producer and Nuala O’Leary is producer.

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