The series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a Pentagon official a staggering discovery — that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.
Santiago Cabrera portrays Darius, a charming self-made tech billionaire and visionary maverick, whose great love seems to be his projects. His greatest project of all, however, will be an audacious plan to save the human race from an incoming asteroid.
The cast also includes Jennifer Finnigan, Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers and Ian Anthony Dale.
"Salvation" is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout. Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro, who wrote the script (based on the story by Matt Wheeler), serve as executive producers along with Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Peter Lenkov and Stuart Gillard. Academy Award nominated director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("Esposados") directs and also serves as executive producer. The series is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.