The series itself is a period medical drama, bolstering the show even before it begins are the names attached to the project, director Steven Soderbergh and the star of the series Clive Owen. Cinemax may seem like an odd choice for such a prestigious show, but it's the perfect direction for the network, one that has fallen behind it's more popular siblings like HBO. It wasn't by chance, Soderbergh himself chose Cinemax for the series, making it a sticking-point in his agreement to direct.
It has been confirmed that Academy Award winner and Emmy nominee Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic,” “Side Effects,” HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra”) will direct Academy Award and Emmy nominee Clive Owen
HBO and Cinemax have confirmed their plans for Comic Con 2013, The HBO series TRUE BLOOD and GAME OF THRONES and the CINEMAX series BANSHEE and STRIKE BACK are all confirmed for panels and autograph