Showtime has announced plans for an anthology thriller, Intelligence, exploring the secret inner workings of power – how espionage intersects with politics, finance, media and Silicon Valley.
The first season will dramatise the behind-the-scenes history leading up to the 2016 U.S. election, with each subsequent season looking at a major world event through the lens of covert operations.
The series marks filmmaker Mark Boal’s (pictured, The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) first foray into television; his frequent collaborator, producer Megan Ellison; and Michael Ellenberg’s studio Media Res, which will co-produce with Showtime.
If Intelligence goes to series, it will be Ellenberg and Media Res’ fourth series order, following three shows at Apple: The Morning Show, Pachinko and Untitled Brie Larson Project.
As a Showtime title, this is expected to air in Australia on Stan.