Blood & Treasure is an American action–adventure drama television series created by Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia that premiered on May 21, 2019 on CBS. Federman and Scaia also serve as writers and executive producers alongside Taylor Elmore, Ben Silverman, Marc Webb, and Mark Vlasic. In June 2019, CBS renewed the series for a second season.
Blood & Treasure centers on "a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. As they crisscross the globe hunting their target, they unexpectedly find themselves in the center of a 2,000-year-old battle for the cradle of civilization."
PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT, CASTING & FILMING
On November 30, 2017, it was announced that CBS had given a series order to Blood & Treasure, a new television series created and written by Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia. The series order was reportedly for a first season of thirteen episodes in which Federman and Scaia will also executive produce alongside Taylor Elmore, Ben Silverman, Marc Webb, and Mark Vlasic. Webb is also set to direct the series as well. Production companies involved in the series include CBS Television Studios. On March 26, 2019, it was announced that the series is set to premiere on May 21, 2019.
On June 26, 2019, CBS renewed the series for a second season.
On March 12, 2018, it was announced that Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw, and James Callis had been cast in series regular roles. On May 18, 2018, it was reported that Sofia Pernas had joined the main cast in the lead female role. On June 15, 2018, it was announced that Matt Barr had been cast in the series' lead male role. On July 25, 2018, it was reported that Alicia Coppola had joined the main cast. On August 28, 2018, it was announced that Anna Silk had been cast in a recurring role. On January 31, 2020, Paget Brewster was cast in a recurring capacity for the second season.
Principal photography for the first season took place in the summer of 2018 in Montreal, Canada, Rome, Turin, Venice, Italy, Gressoney Saint-Jean, Vatican City, Marrakesh, and Tangier, Morocco. Filming for season two began in October 2019.
Matt Barr as Danny McNamara
Sofia Pernas as Lexi Vaziri
James Callis as Simon Hardwick (né Karim Farouk)
Katia Winter as Gwen Karlsson
Michael James Shaw as Aiden Shaw (né Dwayne
Oded Fehr as Karim Farouk (né Rasheed Hegazi)
Alicia Coppola as Dr. Ana Castillo
Mark Gagliardi as Father Chuck
John Larroquette as Jay Reece
Antonio Cupo as Captain Bruno Fabi (season 1)
Tony Nash as Omar
Ali Hassan as Taj bin Yusef
Anna Silk as Roarke
SEASON ONE 2019
The Curse of
Part I - Discovery of tomb
The Curse of Cleopatra: Part II - German soldiers steal
2 Code of the Hawaladar
3 The Secret of Macho Grande
4 The Brotherhood of Serapis
5 The Ghost Train of Sierra Perdida
6 Escape from Casablanca
7 The Lunchbox of Destiny
8 The Shadow of Projekt Athena
9 The Wages of Vengeance
10 Return of the Queen
11 Legacy of the Father
12 The Revenge of Farouk
THE MUMMY - UNDER DEVELOPMENT
- The Mummy' is the proposed sequel to 'Kulo-Luna.'
Kulo-Luna, the first script of the John Storm franchise (for which a draft
is available to studios and actor's agents). The John Storm
franchise is a series of
ocean awareness adventures, featuring the incredible solar
powered trimaran: Elizabeth
Swann. Cleopatra The Mummy, could be the pilot, with
Kulo-Luna, or Treasure Island the prequel or sequel. The
order of production could be to suit identified gaps in
entertainment, in any particular year. Equally, the trilogy,
could be adapted for network television.