, Jeff Hephner
and Olga Fonda
attended the premiere of TNT’s newest fall television series, “Agent X
,” at The London Tuesday in West Hollywood. Guests enjoyed a prescreening cocktail party and a popcorn and candy bar.
The show follows newly-elected vice president Natalie Maccabee (Stone), who upon inauguration is greeted with a surprise and Washington’s best kept secret — Agent X
(Hephner). Maccabee has full discretion over this top secret agent’s unseen work, sending him into the field (without even the president’s knowledge) during times of extreme crisis.
The new series merges action and political drama, with an emphasis on dramatic fight scenes. Hephner, who plays Agent X
, and Fonda, his Russian enemy, perform almost all of their own stunts. “I was going to go out bleeding if I had to,” Hephner said.
Although Hephner loves the thrills of the show, he acknowledged he’s happy