Free sneak peek of Episode 1 begins December 18 across all platforms
HBO Canada shifts into gear Friday, January 4 with a special two-hour
premiere and the launch of an interactive driving game at HBOCanada.com
TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Stunts, speed, and non-stop
action. HBO Canada, a multiplex channel of Astral's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) presents Transporter: The Series, the high-octane Canada/France co-production that follows the
adventures of trained transporter Frank Martin who can always be
counted on to get the job done and deliver his package. The series
premieres Friday, January 4, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada with two back-to-back episodes, with subsequent episodes
debuting Friday nights at 9 p.m ET/MT.
"Action lovers are in for a treat. As professional transporter Frank
Martin, Chris Vance lights up the screen as he takes viewers on an
entertaining, fast-paced thrill ride with race sequences,
adrenaline-fueled fight stunts and twists and turns around every
corner," said Aubie Greenberg, Director, Original Programming, Movie
Services, Astral Television Networks.
"Transporter: The Series helps up the action for HBO Canada viewers, offering the hallmarks that
made the film series successful - fast cars, exotic locales and
breathtaking stunts," said Jocelyn Hamilton, Vice President, Original
Programming, Kids, Comedy, Drama, Corus Entertainment. "Filmed in
Toronto and Europe, audiences will be thrilled with this first-rate
series and explosive cast."
Starring Chris Vance (Prison Break, Dexter), the series tracks professional transporter Frank Martin from Paris,
Berlin and the beautiful shores of the Mediterranean to Geneva, New
York and beyond as he carries out his mission to get his packages
delivered. As an ex-Special Forces operative, Frank has acquired the
driving, fighting and survival skills to make his deliveries on
schedule, and never quits until he's reached his final destination. In
the premiere episode, Frank must fend off hired thugs from a fuel
company while he races to deliver a new energy-efficient engine
prototype to the Paris Auto Show.
To view the complete release, please visit The Movie Network's media
room or Movie Central's press site at http://press.astral.com or http://mediacentre.corusent.com.
SOURCE: THE MOVIE NETWORK
For further information:
The Movie Network (Eastern Canada)
Movie Central (Western Canada)