Production on the series is scheduled to begin this Fall and premiere on EPIX in Fall 2016.Berlin Station follows Daniel Meyer, who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Meyer has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower named "Thomas Shaw." Guided by jaded veteran Hector DeJean, Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field agent—agent-running, deception, the dangers and moral compromises. As he dives deeper into the German capital's hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy that leads back to Washington, Daniel wonders: Can anyone ever be the same after a posting to Berlin? Richard Armitage boasts a diverse resume in film, television and the stage, gaining momentum on UK shows including "MI-5"' and "Robin Hood." He achieved international recognition with his performance in the 2011 box office smash ' Captain America: The First Avenger opposite Chris Evans and Hugo Weaving before following it up with his iconic performance as 'Thorin' in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy, which has grossed over $1 billion to date. Armitage's other recent leading roles include John Swetnam's Into the Storm for New Line, alongside Sarah Wayne Callie and Jeremy Sumpter, as well as Elliot Lester's independent feature, Sleepwalker, opposite Ahna O'Reilly. This spring, Richard was seen in a recurring role on NBC's "Hannibal" and just wrapped shooting in Ireland and Belgium for Pilgrimage opposite Tom Holland. Armitage also returned to the stage this year, delivering a critically acclaimed performance as the lead of Arthur Miller's modern drama, The Crucible, at the Old Vic Theatre. Armitage is represented by WME, the law firm Sloane, Offer, Webber and Dern, LLP and Management 360. Michelle Forbes' recent portrayal of a grief-stricken mother in the AMC series "The Killing" earned her an Emmy® nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Prior to that, Forbes starred in the groundbreaking Alan Ball series "True Blood" for HBO. Additionally, she starred as Kate Weston in the HBO series "In Treatment," opposite Gabriel Byrne and Dianne Wiest.
Forbes can next be seen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 for Lionsgate and just completed a one-season role in the A&E drama series "The Returned" (based on the hugely popular French series "Les Revenants") from executive producers Carlton Cuse and Raelle Tucker.Forbes also recurs in the acclaimed BBC series "Orphan Black" opposite Tatiana Maslany. Forbes is represented by UTA. About EPIX EPIX® is a premium movie and original programming entertainment service delivering the latest movie releases, classic film franchises, original documentaries, comedy and music events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched in October 2009, EPIX has pioneered the development and proliferation of "TV Everywhere." It was the first premium network to provide multi-platform access online at EPIX.com and was the first premium network to launch on XBox 360, PlayStation® 3 and 4, Android phones and tablets, Windows 8.1 and Roku® players. EPIX is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Chromecast and Apple® iPads® and iPhones® and is the only premium service providing all its programming on all platforms, delivering more movies than any other premium network, with thousands of titles available for streaming. EPIX is a joint venture between Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA and VIA.B), its Paramount Pictures unit, Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). Through relationships with cable, satellite and telco partners, EPIX is available to over 50 million homes nationwide. For more information about EPIX, go to www.EPIX.com. Follow EPIX on Twitter and Periscope @EpixHD ( http://www.twitter.com/EpixHD) and on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/EPIX), YouTube ( http://youtube.com/EPIX), Instagram ( http://instagram.com/EPIX), Google+ ( http://plus.google.com/+EPIX), Pinterest ( http://pinterest.com/EPIX) and Vine ( https://vine.co/EPIX). About Paramount Television Paramount Television develops and finances a wide range of creative television programming across all media platforms. Paramount Television is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a subsidiary of Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB, VIA), a global content company with premier television, film and digital entertainment brands.