CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of Blood & Treasure episode “The Curse of Cleopatra – Part II” (1.01) that will be aired on Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
Part II of II, on the special two-hour series premiere!
As they chase down Farouk, they encounter unscrupulous individuals who may either be useful allies or dangerous enemies, including Aiden Shaw, an arms dealer who acts solely in his self-interest, and Simon Hardwick, an expert at procuring pilfered artifacts. Danny and Lexi are assisted by Father Chuck, a childhood friend of Danny’s who works at the Vatican Foreign Ministry in Rome. Their hunt draws the attention of Interpol agent Gwen Karlsson, who wants Farouk brought to justice, but won’t allow Danny and Lexi to break international laws in the process. As they crisscross the world hunting their target, Danny and Lexi unexpectedly find themselves at the center of a 2,000-year-old battle for the cradle of civilization.
“Blood & Treasure” is starring Matt Barr (Danny McNamara), Sofia Pernas (Lexi Vaziri), Michael James Shaw (Aiden Shaw), Katia Winter (Gwen Karlsson), James Callis (Simon Hardwick), Oded Fehr (Karim Farouk), Alicia Coppola (Dr. Anna Castillo), Mark Gagliardi (Father Chuck).
Guest Cast are Antonio Cupo (Captain Fabi), Tony Nash (Omar), Sharon Taylor (The Scorpion/Female Dealer), Stephen Bogaert (Col. Krug), Alex Gravenstein (Nazi Officer), Maurizio (Brotherhood Leader), Simon Peacock (Beck), Mario Acampa (Gendarme), Caroline Courtois Schirmer (Cocktail Waitress), Julian Richings (Alessandro), Matt Langton (Security Guard).
Blood & Treasure is a globe-trotting action-adventure drama about a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. Danny McNamara is a former FBI agent specializing in stolen arts and antiquities. Lexi Vaziri is a resourceful art thief who is haunted by the tragic loss of her father, which she blames on Danny.
Blood & Treasure is from CBS Television Studios in association with Propagate Content with executive producers Matthew Federman, Stephen Scaia, Taylor Elmore, Ben Silverman, Marc Webb, Mark Vlasic, Howard T. Owens and Michael Dinner.