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NBC’s freshman series, ‘The Brave,’ to film in ABQ, Santa Fe

Tate Ellington as Noah Morgenthau, Anne Heche as Patricia Campbell, Sofia Pernas as Hannah Archer -in the pilot for “The Brave.” (Simon Mein/NBC)

Universal Television is back in New Mexico.

This time with the NBC drama, “The Brave.”

According to the New Mexico Film Office, the TV series, “The Brave” will begin principal photography this month through the beginning of December.

“It’s great to see the return of one of our best ‘customers’ in Universal Television with the new series ‘The Brave,’ ” said New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. “This continued success speaks volumes about all our state has to offer. Our industry, our communities and the hard-working New Mexicans who make these productions possible have so much to be proud of — and we’re not taking our foot off the gas.”

“The Brave” is a heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America’s elite undercover military heroes follows Captain Adam Dalton, played by Mike Vogel and his heroic Special Ops squad of highly trained undercover specialists carry out each mission on the ground.

His team is armed with incredible sniper Sgt. Jasmine ‘Jaz’ Khan, played by Natacha Karam, CPO Ezekiel “Preach” Carter, played by Demetrius Grosse, combat medic Sgt. Joseph “McG” McGuire, played by Noah Mills and intelligence officer Agent Amir Al-Raisani, played by Hadi Tabbal.

This team works hand-in-hand with D.I.A. Deputy Director Patricia Campbell, played by Anne Heche and her team of analysts including veterans Cultural Specialist Noah Morgenthau, played by Tate Ellington and Mission Coordinator Hannah Archer, played by Sofia Pernas, as they wield the world’s most advanced surveillance technology from headquarters in D.C.

The production will employ approximately 600 New Mexico crew members, 180 resident actors and stunt players, and approximately 4,000 New Mexico background talent, according to the film office.

The series is produced by Universal Television and Keshet Studios. It will film in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and will be housed at Albuquerque Studios.

There are 16 local crew in key and head positions on this production.

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