Indian actress and singer Priyanka Chopra had joined the pilot of ABC’s television series ‘Quantico’ in the lead role of Alex Weaver, an FBI agent. Just four days back ABC had announced the good news that the pilot has been picked into series. The series is directed by Marc Munden, produced by ABC studios and written by Joshua Safran. The cast includes Aunjanue Ellis, Jake McLaughlin, Tate Ellington, Graham Rogers, Johanna Braddy, Yasmin Al Massri and Dougray Scott. According to deadline, the drama is about a group of recruiters that arrive for training at the FBI Quantico. The new ABC show is set to air this fall.
This is the first time Priyanka has landed a role in the American television series and that too as a lead. She is not a stranger to the United States. She is signed to Creative Artists Agency and has worked with different American singers. She worked with American rapper William who featured in her music video “In My City” that released in 2012. In July 2013, she worked with another singer Pitbull in her music video called “Exotic” where he featured. The song was written by Priyanka herself, RedOne and Pitbull.
The 31 year old actress has worked in a number of Indian movies like Mary Kom, Don, Gunday and Zanjeer. She has two movies in the post-production stage Dil Dhadakne Do, and Bajirao Mastani set to release later this year in 2015. She is also set to star in an action movie Gangaajal 2. She portrays the role of a female cop Abha Mathur. The movie is directed by Prakash Jha. Gangaajal 2 is the sequel to 2003’s Gangaajal.