'Debris': Live stream, release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about NBC's sci-fi epic

NBC is set to take the viewers on a unique journey with the new sci-fi series 'Debris' starring Jonathan Tucker and Riann Steele in lead roles

                            'Debris': Live stream, release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about NBC's sci-fi epic
A scene from the trailer of NBC's 'Debris' (YouTube)

What happens when two agents with conflicting personalities work together to keep powerful alien technology out of the wrong hands? We get one epic sci-fi series. NBC is set to come out with a new sci-fi series called 'Debris' which will premiere exclusively on the network in March.

The show was first announced in June 2020 and was later picked up for an entire series. It was one of the shows that completed its pilot episode before the industry went to under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic and received a positive response from the executive at NBC.


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The series revolves around two law enforcement agents from different continents who need to work together to protect the unknown alien technology from the bad guys. Jonathan Tucker plays the role of Agent Bryan Beneventi and Riann Steele portrays Agent Finola Jones.

Apart from continents, both agents have two mindsets and it is not easy for them to work together on such a massive case. But they must come together as a team to investigate the mysterious effects caused by the destroyed alien spacecraft. ‘Debris’ promises to be a compelling watch and will be hoping to give NBC another hit under its banner.

Jonathan Tucker and Riann Steele in NBC's 'Debris' (Sergei Bachlakov/NBC)

Release date

Viewers can watch the first episode of season one exclusively on NBC on March 1, 2021.


As mentioned above, the show chronicles the journey of two agents who are teamed up to investigate the wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft and its mysterious effects on humankind. The official synopsis reads: “When wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft scatters across the Western Hemisphere, it soon becomes apparent the pieces are messing with the laws of physics, changing lives in ways we can't comprehend. Two agents from different continents, and different mindsets, are tasked to work together to recover the debris, whose mysteries humankind is not quite ready for.”


Jonathan Tucker

Tucker started his professional acting career at the age of 12 and went on to work in projects like ‘Troublemakers’, ‘Sleepers’, ‘Mr. Music’ and ‘The Virgin Suicides', before he turned 18.

Jonathan Tucker at The West Hollywood Edition on December 7, 2019, in West Hollywood, California (Getty Images)


‘The Virgin Suicides’ was the biggest TV series he was a part of in the 90s and starred alongside the likes of Kirsten Dunst, James Woods, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. The show gave him a platform to make it big in Hollywood and he certainly did.
Four years after the aforementioned show, he was cast as Morgan in the remake of 1974’s classic movie ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’. The movie received mixed reviews but Tucker was praised for his acting and people loved his chemistry with Jessica Biel, the lead actress of the film.
Since then, Tucker has worked on various projects like ‘White Collar’, ‘Criminal’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Person of Interest’, ‘Ro’, ‘Hannibal’, ‘City on a Hill’ and ‘Westworld’.

Riann Steele

Rianne Steele is a critically-acclaimed British actress, who started her career by appearing in various Royal Shakespeare Company productions, including ‘Hamlet’ alongside David Tenant. From 2009 to 2010, she played Nurse Lauren Minster in ‘Holby City’. She made her feature film debut in 2010’s movie ‘Treacle Jr’ and appeared alongside Aiden Gillen in the movie.

Riann Steele at Cineworld Haymarket on November 27, 2013, in London, England (Getty Images)


In 2012, she featured in the highly-popular series ‘Doctor Who’ as Queen Nefertiti. Meanwhile, she got a chance to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in the ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ and played the role of Catherine Starr in the blockbuster superhero flick. She was recently seen in the show ‘The Magicians’ as Plum Chatwin.


Created and written by JH Wyman, ‘Debris’ would also take a closer look at the mythology that will expand beyond each individual episode. The show is produced by Frequency Films and Legendary Television in association with Universal Television.

JH Wyman at ArcLight Hollywood on February 26, 2013, in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)


Meanwhile, Hyman, Jason Hoffs, Jeff Vlaming, and Samantha Corbin-Miller will serve as executive producers.





Where to watch and how to live stream

The first episode from season one of ‘Debris’ will premiere exclusively on NBC on March 1, 2021.

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