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After Priyanka Chopra, Shruti Haasan to debut on American television

Pic Courtesy: Shruti Haasan's Instagram

Priyanka Chopra made her acting debut in Hollywood with the TV series Quantico.  Now we have have Shruti Haasan heading towards America to follow the same path. She will part of the series Treadstone, which is a spin off the Bourne series.

Treadstone will delve into the origin of CIA and how it evolved into its present form, The series will also trace the background of the training program that turns recruits into superhuman assassins.

On the show, Shruti will play Nira Patel who is a trained assassin but uses the cover of waitress in Delhi. Talking to a daily, Shruti had this to say about her role, “When I started music in England, there was a lot of interest in me as an Indian actress, so I got an agent in the US and the UK. When I received an audition script from the show’s makers, I found it very interesting. I start shooting soon. My portions will be based in India and abroad. I have never done something like this before.”

Treadstone is created by Tim Kring, who has to his credit the very popular series Heroes. The cast includes Jeremy Irvine who made his acting debut with the Steven Spielberg directorial War Horse, Brian J Smith who has featured in Sense 8, Omar Metwally from popular shows like The Affair and Mr. Robot and Tracy Ifeachor from Quantico.

Shruti will undergo rigorous training for the show in Budapest.

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