USA Network has debuted a new trailer for the upcoming Bourne franchise spin-off series Treadstone featuring behind-the-scenes looks at some of the big action set pieces and locations featured, with the series’ stunt coordinator and action unit director Buster Reeves promising movie-quality action on television, which can be viewed in the player below!
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Treadstone explores the origin story and present-day actions of a CIA black ops program known as Treadstone, a covert operation that uses behavior modification protocol to turn its agents into nearly unstoppable superhuman assassins. Jason Bourne, the central character in Universal Pictures’ Bourne film franchise, was a product of the program. The series follows new sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions.
The ensemble cast is led by Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) as J. Randolph Bentley, a CIA spy sent to eliminate a key target, and Brian J. Smith (Sense8) as Doug McKenna, an oil-rig worker whose life changes after some truths about who he is come to light. Treadstone will also feature Omar Metwally (The Affair) as Mr. Edwards, Tracy Ifeachor (Quantico) as Tara Coleman, South Korean actress Han Hyo Joo (Cold Eyes, The Beauty Inside) as So-Yun, Gabrielle Scharnitzky (The Game) as Petra, Emilia Schüle (Berlin Station), Michelle Forbes (The Killing) as Ellen Becker, Patrick Fugit (Outcast) as Stephen Haynes, Michael Gaston (The Leftovers) as Dan Levine, Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant) as Samantha McKenna and Shruti Haasan as Nira Patel.
Heroes creator Tim Kring serves as the writer and executive producer. Ramin Bahrani will direct the pilot and also serve as an executive producer. Ben Smith and Jeffery Weiner will executive produce on behalf of Captivate. Justin Levy will executive produce alongside Bradley Thomas for Imperative Entertainment.
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The spin-off series is set to premiere on USA Network on October 15 at 10 p.m.