Cinemax delays “Strike Back‘s” fourth and final season, the network revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.
The action series will air its final sometime in 2015, due to an injury off-set. Production on the final season have been pushed back since actor Sullivan Stapleton, who plays Sgt. Damien Scott, sustained a serious, injury off-set in February.
“Production … will be on hiatus to allow him time to recover,” the cabler said at the time in a statement. “We plan on resuming production in the fall.”
In other Cinemax’s news, the network has picked up a ten-episode second season of “The Knick” ahead of the series debut on August 8.
Set in downtown New York circa 1900, “The Knick” follows Knickerbocker Hospital’s surgeons, nurses and staff who push the bounds of medicine in the time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibotics.
“The Knick” stars Clive Owen, Andre Holland, Eve Hewson, Juliet Rylance, Jeremy Bobb and Michael Angarano.
The espionage series “Hunted” which was cancelled by the BBC in Nov., has been picked up by Cinemax, according to Deadline.
The four-hour miniseries will follow Sam Hunter (Melissa George) as a freelancer spy, who is on the run from her former employer. Hunter must also protect her daughter as she tries to figure out the identities of the people who wants her dead.
“X Files” producer and creator Frank Spotnitz is developing a four-long spin-off miniseries.
Below is the second season poster and trailer of Cinemax’s original series “Strike Back.”
Cinemax’s action series centers around a British special forces military unit which hunts for terrorists. The show, stars Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester as elite special-op soldiers who resentful come to respect each other.