Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas will be seen opposite British actor Richard Madden in ‘Citadel’. Amazon Studios plans to launch a series of franchises with ‘Citadel’ and local production will also be produced in Italy, India and Mexico.
According to the news of ‘Deadline’, the American version of this franchise is being called ‘Mothership’. Actress Priyanka has shared this news on Instagram. Its shooting will start soon. Richard Madden has appeared in HBO’s Game of Thrones and Netflix series ‘Bodyguard’.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Quantico) and Richard Madden (Bodyguard) are set to headline Citadel, Anthony and Joe Russo’s upcoming global thriller multi-series for Amazon Studios. The company is expected to announce the high-profile castings during its TCA executive session. Amazon also is announcing 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, who both have global profiles, will star in the U.S. “mothership” edition of the series.
Former ABC Studios president Patrick Moran has been working on Citadel since closing an overall deal at Amazon in October. As head of ABC Studios, he cast Indian movie star Chopra in her first major American television role as the lead of the studio’s ABC drama Quantico.