USA Network has officially ordered a new cop drama entitled Burn Notice
, which is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, June 28 at 10/9c.
follows a spy who gets a “burn notice,” an official statement released by an intelligence agency to other agencies that he is unreliable. Determined to find out what caused his dismissal, he returns to his hometown only to discover that he is unable to utilize his contacts and resources. Now, he must use his special training to stay under the spy network radar and must find a way to fund his ongoing personal investigation.
Read on to find out more about the cast.
Leading the series is actor Jeffery Donovan
who plays Michael Westen, the spy who gets fired after 10 years of serving his country. Donovan’s acting credits include Come Early Morning, Hitch, Touching Evil
, and Spin City
Playing Michael Westen’s former girlfriend Fiona Glenanne is actress Gabrielle Anwar
. Anwar is best known for her role as Donna in Scent of a Woman
, Marti Malone in Body Snatchers
and on The Tudors
as the character Margaret.
joins the cast as Sam Axe, a former Navy Seal and Military Intel Operative who Michael reconnects with. Campbell is known for his starring role as Ash Williams in the horror trilogy Evil Dead
Last but not the least, Burn Notice
features Sharon Gless
as Madeline Westen, Michael’s obsessive mother. This 64-year old actress has been primarily exposed to soap operas. She is best known for her portrayal of Christine Cagney on the police-drama series Cagney & Lacey
, in which she earned two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. Her other acting credits include Switch
, Queer as Folk
, and The State Within
is created and written by Matt Nix and directed by Jace Alexander.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: USA Network
(Photo Courtesy of USA Network)