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Priyanka Chopra bags talent deal with ABC

Priyanka Chopra has signed a deal with ABC Studios, the television production division of Disney.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: December 18, 2014 2:30:57 pm
Priyanka Chopra signed by ABC Studios Priyanka Chopra will apparently be the first Indian to be signed by ABC Studios.

Songstress Priyanka Chopra has every reason to celebrate as she has signed a one-year TV development deal with US-based ABC Studios, the television production division of Disney.

Reprtedly, Priyanka Chopra, who has singed a one-year talent holding deal will either be cast in one of the network’s 2015 shows or she will develop her won starring vehicle. (In Pics: ‘Tevar’ couple Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha return to Mumbai, Priyanka Chopra rocks monochrome)

ABC head of casting Keli Lee especially came down here to sign Priyanka. “I’ve been a longtime fan of ABC shows, and an admirer of how the network has changed the landscape of TV through the diversity of their lead characters,” the former beauty queen said in a statement.

ABC network has produced hit TV shows like Scandal, Castle, Grey’s Anatomy and Modern Family.

“I am honoured by the opportunity to share my talent with a game-changing network,” added the actress, who has made a
mark in the international music circuit by recording tracks with stars like Pitbull and Will.i.am.

The former beauty queen is already an international name with her hits like ‘Exotic’ and ‘In My City’ having tasted exceptional success. Priyanka also lent her voice to animated film, ‘Planes’.

Priyanka Chopra will apparently be the first Indian to be signed by ABC Studios.

On the homeground, she is also set to turn a producer with “Madamji”, to be helmed by National Award-winning director Madhur Bhandarkar.  (With IANS inputs)

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