Paramount+ announced today news on their original series Lioness. Dave Annable, most recently seen on The CW’s Walker as well as Yellowstone, has joined the series.
James Jordan (Yellowstone) and LaMonica Garrett (1883) have also been cast in the series, which has previously announced Zoe Saldaña and Laysla De Oliveira.
Here’s more about the series from Paramount+:
Lioness is based on a real-life CIA program and follows Cruz Manuelos (De Oliveira), a rough-around-the-edges but passionate young Marine recruited to join the CIA’s 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. Jordan and Garrett will play Two Cups and Tucker, respectively, experienced CIA Special Activities Division operatives on Joe’s team. Annable will play Neil, Joe’s husband and the father of their two daughters.
Saldaña will also serve as executive producer alongside Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films. Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios, the series will be filmed in Baltimore, MD. Lioness will be executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, Jill Wagner, Geyer Kosinski, Michael Malone and John Hillcoat.