Wednesday, December 03, 2008

TNT's "Leverage" Gets Ready To Get Even...

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"Leverage" is a new TNT TV series starring Oscar winner Timothy "Ordinary People" Hutton, executive-produced by Dean "Independence Day" Devlin and John "Transformers" Rogers.

The series follows a team of thieves, hackers and grifters who act as modern-day 'Robin Hoods', taking revenge against those who use power and wealth to victimize others.

"...In LEVERAGE, Hutton plays former insurance investigator 'Nate Ford', a once-loyal corporate employee who had recovered millions of dollars in stolen goods for his employer. But when that employer denied his son’s insurance claims and allowed the boy to die, he realized he could no longer work for such an entity.

Out of work and descending into alcoholism, Ford is hired by an aeronautics executive to recover airplane designs the executive claims were stolen by a rival company.

Helping him are four skilled team members who can take out a gang of henchmen without breaking a sweat; and 'Sophie Devereaux', a grifter who could win awards for her acting skills during difficult scams.

At first the newly formed team is hesitant to trust each other after so many years working alone but being double-crossed changes the dynamic, ultimately forcing them to unite. They emerge from the job realizing they are far better working together than apart. Once they discover they can trust each other the group targets their cons toward the richest, the greediest and the most unjust..."