Whiskey Cavalier: Showing the softer side of spies

From far left: Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan and Tyler James Williams star in Whiskey Cavalier.
From far left: Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan and Tyler James Williams star in Whiskey Cavalier.PHOTO: WARNER TV

The creator of Whiskey Cavalier got the idea for the series from a friend who works in counter-terrorism

Tough guys and super spies cry over break-ups too - that is the premise of a new comedy drama, Whiskey Cavalier, inspired by a real-life Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent.

Its creator, David Hemingson, got a 2am call one night from that agent, who is a good friend of his. He imagined the worst, especially as the man works in counter-terrorism.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2019, with the headline 'Showing the softer side of spies'. Print Edition | Subscribe