Paramount+ has debuted provided Vital Thrills with the first photos from espionage thriller Special Ops: Lioness (previously titles “Lioness”). The series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios exclusively for Paramount+.
From Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, the original series stars series lead and executive producer Zoe Saldaña, Academy Award winner and executive producer Nicole Kidman, Laysla De Oliveira and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
Special Ops: Lioness is based on a real-life program and follows Cruz Manuelos (De Oliveira), a rough-around-the-edges but passionate young Marine recruited to join the Lioness Engagement Team to help bring down a terrorist organization from within.
Saldaña will play Joe, the station chief of the Lioness program tasked with training, managing and leading her female undercover operatives.
Special Ops: Lioness will also star series regulars Dave Annable, Jill Wagner, LaMonica Garrett, James Jordan, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, Stephanie Nur and Hannah Love Lanier with Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly in a recurring role.
The series is executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Jill Wagner, Geyer Kosinski, Michael Malone and John Hillcoat.
The series is the latest addition to Sheridan’s growing slate on Paramount+, which includes 1923, 1883, Mayor of Kingstown and Tulsa King.
Upcoming Paramount+ series from Taylor Sheridan include Lawmen: Bass Reeves and Land Man.
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