Sky 1 acquires new US drama ‘Intelligence’ starring Josh Holloway

Former Lost and Once Upon A Time actors lead ‘Intelligence’ cast

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Sky 1 has acquired the the exclusive UK rights to air new 13-part US thriller, Intelligence, starring Lost’s Josh Holloway.

Josh Holloway leads the high-octane drama series as the futuristic hero, Gabriel Vaughn, an agent at the US Cyber Command at the National Security Agency.

Vaughan has been fitted with the world’s first Direct Neural Interface, a microchip implanted in his brain that allows him to tap into databases, computers and electronic files to process information. Lillian Strand (Marg Helgenberger, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), the director of the US Cyber Command, brings in Riley Neal (Megan Ory, Once Upon a Time), a Secret Service Agent to protect Gabriel. When they’re given a mission to locate the kidnapped neuroscientist responsible for creating the microchip, Gabriel and Riley discover that the enemy may be closer than they imagined and may be creating their own counter-intelligence to rival Gabriel.

The series produced by ABC Studios, also stars: John Billingsley (Star Trek: Enterprise), PJ Byrne (The Wolf of Wall Street), Michael Rady (The Mentalist) and James Martinez (Low Winter Sun).

The show was created and is executive produced by Michael Seitzman, René Echevarria, Tripp Vinson and David Semel (for the pilot), for ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.

Catherine Powell, SVP & GM, Media Distribution, The Walt Disney Company EMEA said: “Intelligence offers intrigue, drama, and a strong cast, combined with ABC Studios’ signature irresistible storytelling. We are sure that Sky 1’s viewers will be gripped.”

Intelligence will debut on Sky 1 on 17th April 2014.