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From Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, ‘Special Ops: Lioness’ (previously titled ‘Lioness’) stars series lead and executive producer Zoe Saldaña, Academy Award winner and executive producer Nicole Kidman, Laysla De Oliveira & Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman
√ Espionage thriller produced by MTV Entertainment Studios & 101 Studios exclusively for Paramount+
Paramount+ Press Release
Paramount+ debuted a first look and official title for the highly anticipated espionage thriller “Special Ops: Lioness” (previously titled “Lioness”). 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 produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios exclusively for Paramount+.
“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,” as well as the upcoming series “Lawmen: Bass Reeves” and “Land Man.”
For more information about Paramount+ and “Special Ops: Lioness,” visit www.paramountplus.com and follow @ParamountPlus and @SpecialOpsLioness on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and @SpecOpsLioness on Twitter.
“Special Ops: Lioness” (Photos courtesy of Paramount+)