Ben Smith “Treadstone”: USA Network’s Jason Bourne Spinoff Series “Awakens” [PREVIEW]

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Posted byRay Flook
August 9, 2019Comment

USA Network‘sTreadstoneis ready to be “awakened” in October, and now the Jason Bourne franchise spinoff series is giving fans an official trailer and images for the spy thriller drama, stemming fromHeroes creator Tim KringandUniversal Cable Productions (UCP).

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TREADSTONE — Episode 101 — Pictured: (l-r) Martin Umbash as Dr. Meisner, Jeremy Irvine as J. Randolph Bentley — (Photo by: Jonathan Hession/USA Network)

Treadstone explores 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. Jason Bourne, the central character in Universal Pictures’Bournefilm franchise, was a product of the program. The first season follows new sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume deadly missions as part of the mysterious and deadly “Cicada” program – as you’re about to see in the following official trailer (courtesy of exclusive coverage fromEW) as well as the network’s first-look images:

From a producer of the “Bourne” franchise, “Treadstone” is an action-packed thriller set amidst the CIA black ops program Operation Treadstone. “Treadstone” explores the origin story and present-day actions of the infamous covert program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins. The first season of “Treadstone” follows sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions.

“Treadstone” is produced by UCP (Universal Content Productions) and developed by and executive produced by Tim Kring. Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner executive produce on behalf of Captivate (Bourne franchise); Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas executive produce on behalf of Imperative Entertainment (“All the Money in the World”); and Justin Levy (“Beyond”) also executive produces.

USA Network’sTreadstonestarsMichelle Forbes,Patrick Fugit, Michael Gaston, Shruti Haasan,Tess Haubrich,Jeremy Irvine,Brian J. Smith,Omar Metwally,Tracy Ifeachor,Hyo Joo Han,Gabrielle Scharnitzky,andEmilia Schüle.

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TREADSTONE — Episode 101 — Pictured: Hyo-Joo Han as SoYun Pak — (Photo by: Jonathan Hession/USA Network)

Here’s what we know about the series’ cast of characters:

● Irvine’s J. Randolph Bentley is a spy dispatched by the CIA to eliminate a key target, but ends up embroiled in an international conspiracy.

● Smith’s Doug McKenna is an all-American oil-rig worker whose life changes after he disc

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