IN­TEL­LI­GENCE

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Cover Story -

Stars Josh Hol­loway ( Lost ) as a man with a mi­crochip im­planted in his brain. This gives him ac­cess at will to the global in­for­ma­tion grid. In­tel­li­gence turns the idea of the an­droid on its head. ‘‘ We all thought we were go­ing to make ro­bots more hu­man and it turns out we are ac­tu­ally mak­ing hu­mans into ro­bots,’’ says cast mem­ber Elden Hen­son in a be­hind-thescenes preview. For­mer Star Trek writer Rene Echevar­ria says the show mines the more con­tem­po­rary in­for­ma­tion-based threats we face. Cast mem­ber Marg Hel­gen­berger sums it up: ‘‘ It’s James Bond meets Franken­stein meets Mis­sion Im­pos­si­ble.’’ Due in Fe­bru­ary.

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