Directed by Antoine Fuqua and Ellen Kuras, the series is based on the eponymous novel by Jack Carr. Written by David DiGilio, the plot follows Commander James Reece, essayed by Chris Pratt, whose entire squad of Navy SEALS is ambushed on a classified mission. Due to certain circumstances, James returns home with conflicting memories about what transpired during his mission, thus making everyone question his culpability. As the story unfolds, he investigates the details of the mission, which reveals shocking details that could endanger not just his life, but also the lives of his loved ones. Apart from Pratt, the main cast includes Taylor Kitsch, Constance Wu, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Riley Keough, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Arlo Mertz, LaMonica Garrett, Alexis Louder, Tom Amandes, JD Pardo, Remi Adeleke, Christina Vidal Mitchell, Jai Courtney, Hiram A. Murray, Jared Shaw, Catherine Dyer, and Matthew Rauch.