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Lioness Series Starts Production on Season 2

Paramount+ today announced that production is underway on the highly anticipated second season of the original drama series Lioness (previously known as Special Ops: Lioness).

From Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan, the espionage thriller is currently filming in Texas and features a star-studded cast, including series lead and executive producer Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira, Genesis Rodriguez, Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, with Oscar winner Morgan Freeman, and Academy Award winner and executive producer Nicole Kidman.

Lioness Series Starts Production on Season 2

The Lioness series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios exclusively for Paramount+.

Lioness, inspired by an actual U.S. Military program, follows the life of Joe (Saldaña) while she attempts to balance her personal and professional life as the tip of the CIA’s spear in the war on terror.

Laysla De Oliveira as Cruz Manuelos

The series also stars Dave Annable, Jill Wagner, LaMonica Garrett, James Jordan, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, Thad Luckinbill, and Hannah Love Lanier.

The series is executive produced by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Jill Wagner, David Lemanowicz, Geyer Kosinski, Michael Friedman, and Keith Cox and is distributed by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

Laysla De Oliveira as Cruz Manuelos and Nicole Kidman as Kaitlyn Meade

Season one of the series set a new record as the service’s most-watched worldwide series premiere on launch day at that time, with nearly six million total viewers in its first week across Paramount+ globally and a linear preview on the Paramount Network.

Sheridan’s growing slate on Paramount+ includes Tulsa King and Landman, which currently are all in production, and the upcoming third season of Mayor of Kingstown, 1923, Lawmen: Bass Reeves, and 1883.