Taylor Sheridan’s CIA Series Special Ops: Lioness Adds More To Cast

James Jordan, LaMonica Garrett, Dave Annable, Stephanie Mur, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, and Hannah Love Lanier are set to join the upcoming Paramount+ series.
Posted on Sep 29, 2022 | 10:15am

Get ready to go deep and explore the high-stakes world of undercover operatives. Taylor Sheridan's Special Ops: Lioness has recruited three more cast members for the upcoming Paramount+ original series.

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James Jordan, LaMonica Garrett, Dave Annable, Stephanie Nur, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, and Hannah Love Lanier will join previously announced cast members Zoe Saldaña and Laysla De Oliveira.

Special Ops: 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 appear in the series as Joe, the station chief of the Lioness program tasked with training, managing and leading her female undercover operatives.

Jordan and Garrett are playing Two Cups and Tucker, respectively, experienced CIA Special Activities Division operatives on Joe's team.

Annable is set to play Neil, Joe's husband and the father of their two daughters.

Nur will play Aaliyah, the daughter of a billionaire businessman with ties to terrorism, who is a high value target of the CIA.

Hébert joins the cast as Randy, a tech specialist in charge of surveillance and gathering intelligence within the Strike Team of the CIA Special Activities Division operative. 

Wharton will play Tex, a CIA Special Activities Division operative, part of Joe's team that includes Two Cups (Jordan), Tucker (Garrett) and Randy. 

Lanier will play Kate, Joe (Saldaña) and Neil’s (Annable) daughter. 

Lioness will be executive produced by Academy Award® nominee Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Zoe Saldaña, Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman, Jill Wagner, Geyer Kosinski, Michael Malone and John Hillcoat.

The series is just one on a growing list of Sheridan's titles on Paramount+. His other titles include1883, Mayor Of Kingstown, and the forthcoming series 1923Tulsa King, Bass Reeves, and Land Man

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Stay tuned for more information about Special Ops: Lioness on Paramount+.