Cary Elwes has signed up to play Scott Roemer in the season opener. Roemer is the unscrupulous and arrogant owner of Global Transit Airlines who considers himself a modern day Howard Hughes. The leverage team cons Mr. Roemer into thinking he has an opportunity to steal the actual Spruce Goose.
While Treat Williams will play Pete Rising, an ex-hockey player who wasn’t quite good enough to go pro. He tries his hand in ownership and purchases a hockey team, the Oregon Otters. Trading his love of the game for his love of money, Rising sacrifices everything, including the team’s star player. The Leverage team moves in to protect the hockey team and its star player from a ruthless owner and a potentially dangerous end.