Amazon Prime has launched the first trailer for new series ‘Treadstone’, an origin story behind the CIA Black Ops Programme from the world of Jason Bourne.

From producers of the Bourne franchise, ‘Treadstone’ explores the origin story and present-day actions of Operation Treadstone, the infamous, covert CIA Black Ops programme that uses behaviour modification to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins.

Season One of the series will follow sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions.

Produced by UCP, Treadstone is developed by and executive produced by Tim Kring (Heroes). Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner (Bourne franchise) executive produce. The series stars Jeremy Irvine, Tracy Ifeachor, Omar Metwally, Brian J. Smith, Hyo Joo Han, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Emilia Schüle and Michelle Forbes

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The new series will launch internationally on Prime Video 10th January