There is a Leverage reboot coming and we are very excited about this.
IMDB TV added Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Chris Downey’s cult 2008 crime drama series Leverage to its library when it launched July 2019. Since then it has been a popular title and now it will be a popular reboot with a new lead.
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The reimagining will include new characters, one which includes The Librarian’s Noah Wyle who is leading the Leverage reboot. He will join the original cast that will be returning to reprise their roles of Parker (Beth Riesgraf), Sophisticating Devereaux (Gina Bellman), and Eliot Spencer (Christian Kane). They will all return as series regular while Aldis Hodges is reprising his role in Leverage reboot as a recurring. This is due to scheduling, he’s currently the co-lead in Showtime’s City on a Hill alongside Kevin Bacon.
The Showtime show’s second season will most likely film the same time as the Leverage reboot. Who will not be returning is the show’s frontman Timothy Hutton, he currently faced sexual assault allegations. Which may be why he won’t be on the series.
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The original Leverage ran on TNT for five seasons from 2008-2012.
Leverage will be the first major original series on IMDb TV which is Amazon’s free ad-supported streaming platform. The Leverage sequel is a fresh update of the original concept, about reformed crooks using their unique skills to right corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on common citizens.
The original series’ EP/director Devlin of Electric Entertainment is spearheading the followup series. He is executive producing the revival, with Leverage creators Rogers and Downey returning as consulting producers. Additional EPs for the reimagening include Marc Roskin, Rachel Olschan-Wilson and Kate Rorick.
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IMDb TV, available as an app on FireTV and a free channel within the Prime Video and IMDb apps across hundreds of devices, currently features a range of TV and film library titles and has no direct link to Amazon Prime Video originals.
Originally read on Deadline.