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[11/08/18 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 8
Updates include: Lionsgate mulls "Orange Is the New Black" sequel series; Jeremy Irvine, Brian J. Smith first to board USA's "Treadstone"; and David Simon, Ed Burns bring "The Plot Against America" to HBO.

[08/16/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 16
Updates include: E! axes "The Royals" after four seasons; USA gives series order to "Bourne" TV series "Treadstone"; and Michael Engler to helm "The Gilded Age" at NBC.

[04/12/18 - 02:34 PM]
USA Announces New Pilots from Sam Esmail, Peter Berg, Tim Kring & Denis Leary
"As the #1 cable entertainment network for a record 12 years in a row, USA Network delivers unmatched scale and momentum with a broad, diverse slate of programming," said Chris McCumber.

[09/03/10 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 3
Updates include: Ken Jenkins to visit ABC's "Cougar Town"; Paul Scheuring, McG team for ABC drama; and John Glenn books dramas at CBS, FOX.







TREADSTONE (USA)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/3/10 - 11/8/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, April 2018) From a producer of the "Bourne" franchise, 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. The series follows sleeper agents across the globe as they're mysteriously "awakened" to resume their deadly missions. From Universal Cable Productions, Treadstone is written and executive produced by Tim Kring. Ramin Bahrani, who will direct the pilot, will also serve as an executive producer. Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner will executive produce on behalf of Captivate; Justin Levy will executive produce alongside Bradley Thomas on behalf of Imperative Entertainment.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian J. Smith as Doug McKenna
· Jeremy Irvine as J. Randolph Bentley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Zuiker as EP (2010)
· Ben Smith as EP
· Bradley Thomas as EP
· Jeffrey Weiner as EP
· John Glenn as CRTR/EP (2010)
· Justin Levy as EP
· Ramin Bahrani as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Ludlum as BOOK
· Tim Kring as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Captivate
· Imperative Entertainment
· Universal Cable Productions