“Strike Back” gets back into action

movie & TV January 14, 2019 01:00

By The Nation

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The action-packed Cinemax drama series “Strike Back” will kick off its sixth season same time as the US on Saturday January 26 at 10am with a same day encore at 9pm. The series will also be available on HBO GO via AIS Play and AIS Playbox”.



The six-episode season, which was shot entirely in Malaysia, features returning stars Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson and Alin Sumarwata along with new cast members Jamie Bamber and Yasemin Allen.

This season starts when a Russian bomber crashes in the South China Sea and the covert special-ops soldiers of Section 20 — Thomas “Mac” McAllister (Brown), Samuel Wyatt (MacPherson) and Gracie Novin (Sumarwata) — are sent to investigate. There, they cross paths with Katrina Zarkova (Allen), a rogue Russian operative with questionable loyalties.

Under orders of the new commanding officer, Col Alexander Coltrane (Bamber), Section 20 pursues stolen contents of the Russian jet across Southeast Asia, working alongside the Malaysian police to shut down a Triad gang in Kuala Lumpur, uncover a corrupt plot by a wealthy Indian businesswoman running for Parliament and plunge into the jungles of the Golden Triangle in Myanmar, facing off against mercenary drug agents and terrifying warlords as they uncover a conspiracy that threatens to push the world to the brink of global conflict.