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‘Treadstone’: Michelle Forbes Joins USA Network’s CIA Drama Alongside Patrick Fugit, Michael Gaston, Tess Haubrich & Shruti Haasan

The Killing’s Michelle Forbes has joined USA Network’s CIA drama Treadstone alongside Almost Famous’ Patrick Fugit, The LeftoversMichael Gaston, Alien: Covenant’s Tess Haubrich and Bollywood star Shruti Haasan.

The actors join the likes of Jeremy Irvine and Brian J. Smith in the Ucp series, which is currently in production in Budapest. The drama comes from Heroes creator Tim Kring and Ben Smith, a producer of the ‘Bourne’ franchise.

Elsewhere, the cast includes Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor, Hyo Joo Han, Gabrielle Scharnitzky and Emilia Schüle.

Written by Kring, Treadstone explores the origin story and present-day actions of a CIA black ops program known as Operation Treadstone — a covert program that uses behavior-modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins. The first season follows sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions.

Forbes, who has also starred in Berlin Station and True Blood,

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