'Covert One: The Hades Factor' to premiere on Star Movies this Saturday

MUMBAI: This weekend, Star Movies presents a nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a deadly virus threatening the lives of millions of Americans!!! Based on a book written by Robert Ludlum, the series quite accurately depicts the global crisis facing today's world! Tune in to this action packed drama in a two-part thrill ride, this Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd at 9 p.m. only on Star Movies.

Former secret agent and disease specialist Colonel Jonathan Smith works for Covert One, a top-secret American intelligence agency made up of political and technical experts. The brief given to them is to fight corruption and conspiracy at the highest and most dangerous levels of society. When three US soldiers stationed in Afghanistan succumb to an unknown Ebola-like virus, the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases moves into action.

As the death toll mounts and the virus spreads, Smith's fiancée, Dr. Sophie Amsden, succumbs to the illness. Smith soon discovers evidence that Sophie's death was not an accident. The pandemic was planned. Meanwhile, the US President goes into damage control, fearing her administration will be blamed for causing the outbreak. Samples of the Scimitar virus have surfaced on the black market and are now in the hands of a terrorist organization. Smith and his Covert One operatives, Klein and Addison, go undercover to locate rogue agent Rachel Russell, who disappeared after an undercover buy of the virus went wrong and two men were killed. Smith heads to Afghanistan to find the source of the virus and stop it before more innocent lives are lost. But is he too late?

So don't forget to tune in to this special series, which is packed with fast-paced action, race against time, deadly virus, government conspiracy and the fate of the world at stake, on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd at 9 p.m. only on Star Movies.

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