ABC recently announced their renewals and new pilot pick-ups, including the FBI drama Quantico which will feature Priyanka Chopra in a leading role.

ABC recently announced their renewals and new pilot pick-ups, including the FBI drama Quantico which will feature Priyanka Chopra in a leading role. Via Twitter: @priyankachopra

Chopra will portray young FBI recruit Alex Parrish on the show. Jake McLaughlin, Dougray Scott and Aunjanue Ellis round up the primary cast for the drama.


“I’m thrilled with the news that Quantico is going to be a part of ABC’s 2015/16 primetime lineup,” Chopra said in an email to BuzzFeed. She continued:


“As an entertainer and actor, I am constantly looking for new challenges that push the boundaries of my creativity and talent. This is a whole new experience for me and something that I am looking forward to diving into.Quantico has an incredibly talented cast and production team and I’ve had an amazing experience shooting the pilot episode with them. I cant wait to get back on set to see where the writers lead us!”


Chopra will be the first Bollywood actor to star as a lead on an American network prime time show.