Production Begins on Season Two of Paramount+’s Original Series Lioness

Production Begins on Season Two of Paramount+’s Original Series Lioness

From Yellowstone Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan, The Record-Breaking Espionage Thriller Is Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios 

The Action-Packed Drama Is Set to Film in Texas with Series Lead and Executive Producer Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira, Genesis Rodriguez, Michael Kelly, with Oscar® Winner Morgan Freeman and Academy Award® Winner Nicole Kidman, Who Also Serves as Executive Producer    

NEW YORK – May 23, 2024 – Paramount+ today announced that production is underway on the highly anticipated second season of the original drama series LIONESS. From Oscar nominee  Taylor Sheridan, the espionage thriller currently is filming in Texas and features a star-studded cast, including series lead and executive producer Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira, Genesis Rodriguez, Emmy® Award nominee Michael Kelly, with Oscar winner Morgan Freeman, and Academy Award winner and executive producer Nicole Kidman. LIONESS is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios exclusively for Paramount+. 

LIONESS, inspired by an actual U.S. Military program, follows the life of Joe (Saldaña) while she attempts to balance her personal and professional life as the tip of the CIA’s spear in the war on terror. The series also stars Dave Annable, Jill Wagner, LaMonica Garrett, James Jordan, Austin Hébert, Jonah Wharton, Thad Luckinbill and Hannah Love Lanier. 

The series is executive produced by Oscar nominee 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 and is distributed by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

Season one of LIONESS set a new record as the service’s most-watched worldwide series premiere on launch day, at that time, with nearly six million total viewers in its first week across Paramount+ globally and a linear preview on the Paramount Network. 

In addition to LIONESS, Sheridan’s growing slate on Paramount+ includes TULSA KING and LANDMAN, which currently are all in production, and the upcoming third season of MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN, 1923LAWMEN: BASS REEVES, and 1883.  

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