Brink, The (HBO 2015, Jack Black, Tim Robbins)

Sitcom. The Brink focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: Walter Larson (played by Tim Robbins), the US Secretary of State; Alex Talbot (Jack Black), a lowly Foreign Service officer; and Zeke Tilson (Pablo Schreiber), an ace Navy fighter pilot. These three compromised souls must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War Three.

production details
USA | HBO – Little City Iron Works – Everyman Pictures – Jerry Weintraub | 10×30 minutes | Broadcast 21 June – 23 August 2015

Creators: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib / Executive Producers: Roberto Benabib, Jerry Weintraub, Jay Roach Producers: Dave Holstein, Jack Black, Tim Robbins

Jack Black as Alex Talbot
Tim Robbins as Walter Larson
Pablo Schreiber as Zeke ‘Z-Pak’ Tilson
Aasif Mandvi as Rafiq Massoud
Maribeth Monroe as Kendra Peterson
Eric Ladin as Lt Glenn ‘Jammer’ Taylor
Geoff Pierson as Pierce Gray
Esai Morales as Julian Navarro
Mimi Kennedy as Susan Buckley
Jaimie Alexander as Lt Gail Sweet
Meera Syal as Naeema
Carla Gugino as Joanne Larson
Rob Brydon as Martin
Michelle Gomez as Vanessa

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