Based on the best-selling novel "Point of Impact" by Stephen Hunter, and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg. The series, starring Ryan Phillippe, follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger's former commanding officer Isaac Johnson solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.
Veteran. Hero. Target.
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Did You Know?
Mark Wahlberg will be a producer on this series. He played the title role in the 2007 original film (of the same name). Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps have been cast as protagonist Bob Lee Swagger and antagonist Isaac Johnson, respectively. Even though Mark Wahlberg is older, his successor Ryan Phillippe is the oldest actor to play Bob Lee Swagger at 42 years old. Mark Wahlberg was 35 at the time of filming the movie the show is based on. Danny Glover was 61 at the time of filming the movie while his successor Omar Epps is 43 years old, making him (Epps) the youngest actor to play Isaac Johnson. See more
Members of the United States Marine Corps do NOT put their hands into their pockets when in uniform.
This is a learned behavior that is ingrained into their heads during basic training training. A Sergeant. like Bob Lee definitely would not do so as he would set a poor example for his subordinates. See more
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