Based on the best-selling novels by Stephen Hunter and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg, Shooter follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillippe), a highly decorated veteran who must confront a nemesis from his past in order to return to a life of normalcy. In Season 3, mysterious details are revealed surrounding his father Earl’s death, leading Bob Lee towards a startling conspiracy that hits close to home.
Barry will play August Russo. Formerly a member of Earl Swagger’s unit in Vietnam, August now uses the skills he developed in wartime to train operatives at a secret facility.
A co-production with Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions, Shooter comes from executive producers Mark Wahlberg of Closest to the Hole Productions; Stephen Levinson of Leverage Entertainment; and Lorenzo di Bonaventura. John Hlavin serves as showrunner and executive producer. Phillippe is also a producer on the project.
Barry’s TV credits include recurring roles on Ray Donovan, Gotham, The 100 and Justified. On the feature side, he recently wrapped No Postage Necessary. He is repped by Metropolitan Talent Agency and Bob McGowan at Bob McGowan Management.
Season 3 of Shooter premieres Thursday, June 21 at 10 PM on USA.