True Lies

True Lies


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Helen Tasker's marriage becomes more taxing after discovering her husband’s life as a spy

True Lies follows a struggling couple, language professor Helen and technical specialist Harry, whose marriage gradually deteriorates following his constant business trips. After Helen grows suspicious of Harry’s fidelity, she soon learns the truth about her husband’s hidden life – Harry works as an international spy for the U.S. government which ultimately leads to her joining him on his missions. Based on the beloved James Cameron 1994 film of the same name, True Lies follows the crime fighting duo as they must balance their domestic life with their dangerous missions to protect global peace.

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What to know

This adaptation of the beloved 1994 action-comedy is produced by James Cameron himself

True Lies is an action-spy TV show based on the James Cameron-directed film. The show is executive produced by Cameron and airs on CTV. Matt Nix, who specializes in creating espionage-themed TV show such as Burn Notice, The Good Guys, and The Gifted, serves as the creator and writer for the show. 

The episodes of True Lies are being directed by Anthony Hemmingway, a well-known filmmaker recognized for his work on popular TV shows such as CSI, True Blood, and Shameless

The series’ main characters, Harry and Helen Tasker, are portrayed by Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga respectively. Omar Miller, Mike O’Gorman, Annabella Didion, Erica Hernandez, and Lucas Jaye round out the cast.


September 13, 2010

World-renowned director James Cameron confirms his action movie from 1994 will be adapted for television. (Source: Deadline)

September 15, 2017

McG will direct the pilot for True Lies while Marc Guggenheim set for screenwriter duties. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

May 20, 2019

The show is revealed to be airing on streaming service Disney+. (Source: Collider)

May 13, 2022

After an unsuccessful pilot and years of no movement on the project, CBS picked up True Lies and turned it into a series. The network brought on a new screenwriter, Matt Nix, and director Anthony Hemingway to work on the project. It was announced that Ginger Gonzaga and Steve Howey would be the two main actors playing the lead roles. (Source: Variety)

May 22, 2022

A preview of the action-packed spy thriller was unveiled teasing the relationship between the strained couple. (Source: Collider)

March 1, 2023

True Lies premiered on CTV. (Source: CTV)


Action & Adventure, Mystery & Thriller, Comedy



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Steve Howey
Harry Tasker
Ginger Gonzaga
Helen Tasker
Omar Benson Miller
Albert 'Gib' Gibson
Mike O'Gorman
Luther Tenet
Lucas Jaye
Jake Tasker