Priyanka Chopra Jonas joins Amazon's spy series

PASADENA: Priyanka Chopra Jonas will shine opposite Richard Madden in the American edition of “Citadel”, a drama series that is produced in combination with programs from various other countries.

“The idea is to create a truly global, action-rich espionage series,” said Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke. “It’s a totally innovative, multifaceted international approach to story telling, and we can’t wait to tell you more when it comes together.”


Local language productions are done in Italy and India, with a new announced Tuesday in Mexico. Amazon called the American version the “mother ship” of the project, with production starting this summer.

Film star Chopra Jonas was in the ABC TV series ‘Quantico’. Madden played in the award-winning BBC and Netflix series ‘Bodyguard’.

The other “Citadel” productions will “improve the show experience,” Salke said. Further details and release dates were not announced.

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