Deep State (TV series)

Deep State is a British television espionage thriller series, written and created by Matthew Parkhill and Simon Maxwell, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on Fox on 5 April 2018.[5] The first eight-part series, which began filming in May 2017, stars Mark Strong as Max Easton, a former Field Agent for MI6 who is recruited back into the field.[6] The series co-starred Joe Dempsie, Karima McAdams, Lyne Renée, Anastasia Griffith and Alistair Petrie.

Deep State
Created bySimon Maxwell[1]
Matthew Parkhill[1]
Directed by
Music byHarry Escott[3]
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series2
No. of episodes16 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Sara Johnson[3]
  • Matthew Parkhill[4]
  • Hilary Bevan Jones[3]
  • Alan Greenspan[3]
  • Helen Flint[3]
  • Jeff Ford[3]
ProducerKhadija Alami[4]
  • David Higgs
  • Nic Lawson
Running time50 minutes
Production companiesEndor Productions
Red Arrow International
6 Degree Media
Original networkFox
Picture format2:1 (4k)
Audio formatStereo
Original release5 April 2018 (2018-04-05) 
27 June 2019 (2019-06-27)

The series is produced by Endor Productions for the Fox Networks Group of Europe and Africa.[1][7] As well as co-creating the series, Parkhill also serves as showrunner, executive producer and director of four of the eight episodes.[2] The series premiered in the United States on 17 June 2018 on Epix.[8]

A second season was commissioned on 5 April 2018.[9] The second season premiered on 28 April 2019 in the United States, starring Walton Goggins as an ex-CIA operative drawn into a political crisis in Mali.[10][11] As of 2022, there has been no confirmation of a third series.

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