The drama and espionage series Lionesspreviously titled Special Ops: Lionesshas been renewed by Paramount+ for a second season, Deadline announced.

Taylor Sheridan (Yellowstone, Sicario) is the creator of the show starring Zoe Saldana, Laysla De Oliveira, Nicole Kidman, Michael Kelly y Morgan Freemanwhose plot is inspired by a real American military show that follows the life of Joe (Saldaña) as he tries to balance his personal and professional life as the CIA's spearhead in the war on terrorism.

The first season of Lioness set a record as the streamer's most-watched series premiere globally on the day of its release, with nearly 6 million total viewers in its first week on Paramount+ globally and in a linear preview on Paramount Network.

The rest of the cast is made up of Dave Annable, LaMonica Garrett, Jill Wagner, James Jordan, Stephanie Nur, and Hannah Love Lanier.

Lioness is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios.

Jeff Grossman, executive VP of programming at Paramount+, said in a press release:

“Our Paramount+ audience has rallied behind Lioness' gripping global story and the powerful performances of Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira and Nicole Kidman. We can't wait to see more of the suspense and action-packed action from Taylor Sheridan and the incredibly talented team offer in their second season.”

The series' executive producers are Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Jill Wagner, David Lemanowicz, Geyer Kosinski, Michael Friedman, and Keith Cox.

The first season focused on a young Marine (De Oliveira) hired by the CIA with the job of befriending the daughter of a terrorist leader in order to defeat the organization from within.


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