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Star World to air ABC Studios' 'Quantico'

The show stars Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra.

English GEC Star World is set to air 'Quantico' in the fall of 2015 (September-October). The show stars Indian actor Priyanka Chopra and marks her debut international television series. The show is produced by ABC Studios, the television production division of Disney-ABC television group, and will also be aired on Star World HD.

Star World to air ABC Studios' 'Quantico'
Chopra plays Alex Parrish, a rookie FBI recruit with a mysterious past. She will be joined by American TV stars like Jake McLaughlin, Tate Ellington, Graham Rogers and Aunjanue Ellis. The show will narrate their adventures and experiences as they train on Quantico base in Virginia, and secrets of their past start to emerge.

Star India's official spokesperson says, "It gives us great pleasure to present 'Quantico', a landmark series for India in recent times. This is a first for Bollywood as well as for India where an A-list actor like Priyanka Chopra is playing a lead in an international TV series. There is a lot of chatter and excitement in the country for this show, and we are thrilled that Star World will give this magnum opus show an imposing launch platform that it rightly deserves."

Amrita Pandey, VP and head of marketing and distribution, Studios, Disney India, adds, "'Quantico' is one of the most exciting shows in ABC Studio's portfolio this year. We are happy for the show to be on Star's network. We are really happy to extend our long-standing association with Priyanka Chopra from celluloid to a global TV show. We hope that Priyanka's character in 'Quantico' will resonate with television audiences."

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