Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Actor Blair Underwood has closed a deal to play a new series regular in the second season of thriller TV series “Quantico”, which also stars Indian actress Priyanka Chopra.
Underwood will play Owen Hall, a charming CIA officer.
“Underwood is the kind of actor you dream of writing for. Be it romantic comedy, dark drama, or high-octane thriller — there is nothing he can’t do,” deadline.com quoted series creator and Executive Producer Joshua as saying.
Safran added: “We look forward to creating a role that will showcase his huge range and boundless charisma.”
A two-time Golden Globe nominee, Underwood has received praise for his role on the last season of “The Good Wife”. Other TV credits include “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”, “In Treatment”, “The New Adventures of Old Christine”, “Dirty Sexy Money” and “Sex And The City”.
According to reports, the second season will premiere internationally in September.
Priyanka, who is in India currently, will start shooting for the season soon. The first season of the show will be back in India from the mid-season break on Star World and Star World HD next month.