Priyanka Chopra Jonas And Richard Madden To Star In Citadel
Amazon Studios announced that Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Quantico) and Richard Madden (Bodyguard) will star in Citadel, the new multi-layered global series from the Russo Brothers’ AGBO. Amazon also announced today that a local language production of the franchise will originate from Mexico, in addition to the previously announced versions in Italy and India. Madden and Chopra will star in Citadel, the U.S. “mothership” edition of the series.
Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg of Midnight Radio will serve as writers and executive producers of Citadel. Patrick Moran, Mike Larocca, and Joe and Anthony Russo serve as executive producers. The Italian series will be co-produced with Amazon Studios and Cattleya (Gomorrah), part of ITV Studios, and the Indian series will be developed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. (The Family Man) and produced with Amazon Studios.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas is a multi-faceted talent, who is one of the most recognized personalities in the world.
Chopra Jonas recently starred in and co-produced The Sky is Pink, an independent foreign language film that premiered as an official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival. She’ll star in the upcoming Netflix films We Can Be Heroes by Robert Rodriguez, and an adaptation of the Man Booker Prize winning novel “The White Tiger,” which she is also Executive Producing. Additionally, Chopra Jonas is developing an “untitled” Indian wedding comedy with Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor for Universal, which she will co-produce and star in.
Chopra Jonas is a National Film Award winner with more than 55 films to her credit. She made her American TV acting debut, on the hit drama Quantico, which aired for three seasons on ABC. Chopra Jonas made history as the first Indian-born actor to star as the lead of a TV drama series and won a People’s Choice award for this role in 2016. She was featured on the cover of TIME magazine’s coveted TIME 100 issue in 2016, named as one of the “Most Influential People” in the world, and recognized as one of Forbes Most Powerful Women (2018).
Richard Madden is a Scottish actor best known for his award winning portrayal of David Budd in Jed Mecurio’s Bodyguard. The series aired Fall 2018 and became the BBC’s most-watched drama of the past 10 years. The show was acquired by Netflix and released worldwide In October 2018. Madden received a Golden Globe and a National Television Award for his performance as well as a nomination for a Critics Choice Television Award. The show also received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Drama Series.