Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor, Han Hyo Joo, Gabriell Scharnitzky and Emilia Schule have all joined the cast of “Treadstone,” the upcoming TV series spin-off of the ‘Bourne’ film franchise.
“Treadstone” explores the origin story and present-day actions of the CIA black ops program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn its agents into nearly unstoppable superhuman assassins. Jeremy Irvine and Brian J. Smith have previously been cast as the male leads.
Metwally will play a disgraced CIA agent, Ifeachor is a former investigative journalist who got too close to the truth, Han will play a North Korean mother who learns of her secret past, the other two newcomers will play Russian agents.
“Heroes” creator Tim Kring serves as the writer and executive producer while Ramin Bahrani will direct the pilot and also serve as an executive producer.