From Alfonso Espina of The TV Addict:
When you think of secret agents or action heroes, an endless montage of American or British figures are likely to appear in your mind: James Bond, Captain America, Sydney Bristol, Natasha Romanoff, etc. The list goes on and on.
But what if I told you that a synesthete, a journalist, a student, a policeman, and a salesman were among the ordinary citizens who were handpicked by the Allies to become some of the worldâ€™s first secret agents? Thatâ€™s the concept behind Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgensternâ€™s (FLASHPOINT) new CBC spy series X COMPANY, which is led by a rising English export from the British stage â€” Jack Laskey. Continue reading.