The con is on, you guys!
IMDb TV introduced Monday the brand new authentic sequence Leverage: Redemption will premiere Friday, July 9, solely on IMDb TV, Amazon’s premium free streaming service.
The crime drama will launch with eight new episodes this summer time, adopted by an extra eight episodes within the fall, which means that we’re getting a 16-episode first season. Not too shabby, proper?
In this new iteration and new world, the Leverage crew have watched because the wealthy and highly effective proceed to take what they need with out consequence.
Grifter Sophie Devereaux (Gina Bellman), thief Parker (Beth Riesgraf), hitter Eliot Spencer (Christian Kane), and hacker Alec Hardison (Aldis Hodge) have watched the world change during the last eight years.
Since their final job, it is grow to be simpler – and typically authorized – for the wealthy to grow to be richer and the highly effective to squash anybody who will get of their means.
To handle the adjustments on the planet round them, the workforce finds new blood in Harry Wilson (Noah Wyle), a company lawyer who’s in search of redemption after realizing he’d been sitting on the flawed aspect of the desk for his whole profession, and Breanna Casey (Aleyse Shannon), Hardison’s foster sister who has a knack for computer systems, robotics, and moving into bother.
Kate Rorick is the showrunner and govt producer alongside Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Rachel Olschan-Wilson of Electric Entertainment.
John Rogers and Chris Downey are consulting producers.
Timothy Hutton shouldn’t be presently part of the show, however it’s attainable he might pop up in a visitor function down the road.
“Since the day it was cancelled, I’ve longed to return to the world of Leverage. The show, the characters, the cast and the individuals who made it occur all maintain a really particular place in my coronary heart,” mentioned Devlin when it was picked up.
“Our new sequence with Amazon Studios and IMDb TV is a re-imagining of the unique premise. While Leverage centered on a campaign to avenge the dying of a kid, this sequence is propelled ahead as a redemption story of misdeeds that want amends.”
“I couldn’t be extra excited and fired up about returning to the world of Hitter, Hacker, Grifter, Thief!!”
With nearly 10 years passing, it will likely be enjoyable to see what has modified.
Have a have a look at the trailer beneath.
Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.