New TV thriller Deep State offers murky espionage on an international scale.
NOBODY TRUSTS ANYONE anymore. Corporations control the world, conflict is commerce, and shady cabals pull the strings from the shadows. Deep State, a new eight-part, continent-straddling action thriller, tackles this head on, sticking us slap in the middle of a covert intelligence war.
“Politics and business have become interwoven, and to find a script that deals with that was perfect,” says Mark Strong, who plays Max Easton, a British ex-spy thrown back into work. “It makes a difference if you can entertain people but at the same time get them asking themselves some difficult questions, because we’re living in strange times.”
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