Having exhausted all your Sherlock and Agatha Christie crime dramas now is a time to look for something fresh, something unique. So here we have for you our latest recommendation, Leverage Redemption. As the name says, a Redemption is actually one. It is a revival of a previously aired American Drama running by the name Leverage.
Leverage aired on TNT from December 2008 to December 2012 for a full four seasons. Both the series are created by the same co-creators John Rogers and Chris Downey. Leverage redemption aired on IMDb TV in a two-fold release, the first eight on July 9, 2021, and the remaining eight on October 8, 2021.
The Synopsis of Leverage Redemption
Well, this is unlike your regular crime drama, the criminals play cops, the story focuses on a band of reformed criminals salvaging their skill sets to help support people fighting against corporate injustice and government laundering schemes.
Season 1 or part 1, as some people call it, is composed of 8 episodes. Below is a summary of each one of them
Episode 1, “The Too Many Rembrandts Job”
When the team comes together on a momentous occasion, they come across guilt-ridden corporate fixer Harry and decide to help him bring down an evil billionaire si[honing money from the opium business.
Episode 2 “The Panamanian Monkeys Job”
The team executes an elaborate and deadly heist to stop the evil billionaire from fleeing the country. The episode features the inclusion of a new member on the team and also features Breanna Casey, Hardison’s sister.
Episode 3, “The Rollin’ on the River Job”
In this episode directed by Marc Roskin, The Leverage team apprehends a greedy riverboat casino owner before he can destroy the homes of longtime New Orleans natives for the expansion of his casino.
Episode 4 “The Tower Job”
It is directed by Noah Wyle. a member of the team seeking redemption convinces Leverage to con a developer out of an entire luxury apartment building.
Episode 5 “The Paranormal Hacktivity Job”
Marc Roskin is back to direct this one. The story is about a woman who believes she is being haunted and evacuates her home; Sophie leads Breanna and Parker to convince two real estate scammers responsible to target Leverage HQ.
Episode 6 “The Card Game Job”
This is the only episode produced in the direction of Francis Dela Torre; the Leverage team scubas into high fantasy collectable card game business, a trade with a devoted following to take down a pharmaceutical bad boy who is building his lavish lifestyle by selling expensive drugs.
Episode 7, “The Double-Edged Sword Job”
Directed by Jonathan Flakes, the episode leads The team to take on a brilliant software developer who aims to threaten worldwide privacy except for his own using a groundbreaking facial recognition system.
Episode 8, “The Mastermind Job”
Dean Devlin, the writer for the first couple of episodes, also directs the finale. The leverage team pulls a heist to save Harry, who has been kidnapped. Sophie must tread carefully as a Fake Nate seems to threaten the integrity of the team.
Cast of Leverage Redemption
● Gina Bellman as Sophie Devereaux
● Christian Kane as Eliot Spencer
● Beth Riesgraf as Parker
● Aleyse Shannon as Breanna Casey, Hardison’s sister.
● Noah Wyle as Harry Wilson
Special guest star
● Aldis Hodge as Alec Hardison
Release and Reviews Leverage Redemption
With the first official trailer out on May 3, 2021, and the first part released in July, the series climbed an Everest in viewer ratings as it is rated 8.8/10 on IMDb in 11,361 votes; 4.6 out of 5 in 691 reviews on Amazon and a 93% vote on the Rotten Tomatoes. The fans are eagerly anticipating the second part in October. I am sure that you must be excited too.
I am sure that criminals fighting corporate injustice and the government bureaucracy is an unorthodox idea that will earn your praise. We really hope you will enjoy the series. Do push like and comment below about your views on the storyline. Visit our website for more content on entertainment.