USA has cast the two leads of its upcoming “Bourne” spinoff series “Treadstone
,” the network said Thursday.Jeremy Irvine
, who recently played a young Pierce Brosnan
in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” will play J. Randolph Bentley in the series, a spy dispatched by the CIA
to eliminate a key target, but ends up embroiled in an international conspiracy. “Sense8
” alum Brian J. Smith
will play Doug McKenna
, an all-American oil-rig worker whose life changes after he discovers long buried truths about himself. Both are series regulars.
,” a TV spinoff of Universal
’s “Bourne” film franchise that starred Matt Damon
, will explore the origin story and present-day actions of a CIA black ops program known as Treadstone
— a covert operation that uses behavior modification protocol to turn its agents into nearly unstoppable superhuman assassins.
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