via press release:
Prequel stars Bruce Campbell and is directed by Jeffrey Donovan;
Written and executive produced bycreator Matt Nix
: THE FALL OF SAM AXE, starring Bruce Campbell, will premiere Sunday, April 17 at 9/8c on USA Network. The prequel film to USA's smash hit series takes place in Colombia 2005 when Lieutenant Commander Sam Axe (Campbell) is sent to advise a local military platoon. It's there he discovers deep layers of deception and ultimately realizes he may be allied with the wrong side. Shot on location in Bogota, Colombia, the two hour movie is directed by star Jeffrey Donovan.
: THE FALL OF SAM AXE also stars RonReaco Lee (" ," "Madea Goes to Jail"), Kiele Sanchez ("Lost," " "), John Diehl ("Miami Vice," "Stargate") and Chandra West ("John From Cincinnati," "The Gates").
The prequel is written and executive produced by BURN NOTICE creator Matt Nix. Donovan and Campbell also serve as executive producers on the Fox Television Studios project alongside BURN NOTICE's Mikkel Bondesen.