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'Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe' premieres Sunday, April 17, on USA

by jmaloni
Tue, Feb 15th 2011 06:00 pm

Prequel stars Bruce Campbell and is directed by Jeffrey Donovan; written and executive produced by "Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix

"Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe," the prequel film to USA's smash hit series "Burn Notice," will air Sunday, April 17.

The story takes place in Columbia 2005 when Lt. Cmdr. Sam Axe (Campbell) is sent to advise a local military platoon. It's there he discovers deep layers of deception and ultimately realizes he may be allied with the wrong side. Shot on location in Bogota, Columbia, the two-hour movie is directed by "Burn Notice" star Jeffrey Donovan.

"Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe" also stars RonReaco Lee ("The Good Guys," "Madea Goes to Jail"), Kiele Sanchez ("Lost," "The Glades"), John Diehl ("Miami Vice," "Stargate") and Chandra West ("John From Cincinnati," "The Gates").

The prequel is written and executive produced by "Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix. Donovan and Campbell also serve as executive producers on the Fox Television Studios project alongside "Burn Notice's" Mikkel Bondesen.

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