Richmond was killed in action in Season 5, Episode 4.
His death also denied him the chance to repair his relationship with his family. Richard Armitage wanted out because he had a role in The Hobbit, although his death left the fans of the show with no closure.
Locke was executed in Switzerland by a corrupt British Whitehall Official, Charles Ridley. Scott and Stonebridge got Locke to a helicopter, however he died in the helicopter just before they crashed. Damien put Locke’s coat over his body as a sign of respect.
Jimi Mistry plays the antagonist Latif , the terrorist mastermind behind Project Dawn. Richard Armitage returns as John Porter, the protagonist of the original Strike Back series, in the first episode.
Thomas ‘Mac’ McAllister ( Warren Brown ) was killed off. Mac was badly inured in the previous instalment, but last night’s episode appeared to flash forward to a later period in his life when he had recovered, quit military unit Section 20 and started a new life with a wife and daughter.
No, there will not be a season 9 of Strike Back .
Richard Armitage was the original lead actor However, he was busy working on another project when it came time to film the second season so his absence had to be written into the script. Eventually, he was replaced with two lead actors , Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester.
On February 27, 2019, Cinemax and Sky renewed the series for an eighth and final season. Filming began in May 2019 in Croatia. ‘ Strike Back ‘ Season 8 is set to release on February 14, 2020 , in the US.
Brown said special measures were taken to keep Mac’s death a secret, meaning he stayed in Croatia for the filming of the last episodes so fans would not be suspicious of why he was not present.
Season 6 , episode 6 After ditching the seaplane they hijacked, Novin (Alin Sumarwata) and Zarkova (Yasemin Allen) find themselves at the mercy of corrupt police, while Mac (Warren Brown) and Wyatt (Daniel MacPherson) take temporary refuge in a local village.