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Priyanka Chopra signs multimillion-dollar first look TV deal with Amazon

Priyanka Chopra is unstoppable. The actress has signed a ‘two-year multimillion-dollar first-look television deal’ with Amazon, reports Variety. Through this deal, the actress aims to bring more South Asian representation to the global television.

Sharing the news on Instagram, Priyanka Chopra wrote, “As both an actor and producer, I have always dreamt of an open canvas of creative talent coming together from all over the world to create great content irrespective of language and geography. This has always been the DNA of my production house Purple Pebble Pictures, and is the foundation of this exciting new endeavor with Amazon (sic).”

She added, “And as a storyteller, my quest is to constantly push myself to explore new ideas that not only entertain, but most importantly, open minds and perspectives. Looking back on my 20 year career, nearly 60 films later, I hope that I’m on my way to achieving that (sic).”

YESSSS @amazonstudios, LET’S GET IT!!! So honored and excited to finally share this news with you. Looking ahead, we already have so much on our slate! Big thank you to @jsalke and her team at Amazon for being such great partners, and for sharing in the belief that talent and good content knows no boundaries. As both an actor and producer, I have always dreamt of an open canvas of creative talent coming together from all over the world to create great content irrespective of language and geography. This has always been the DNA of my production house Purple Pebble Pictures, and is the foundation of this exciting new endeavor with Amazon. And as a storyteller, my quest is to constantly push myself to explore new ideas that not only entertain, but most importantly, open minds and perspectives. Looking back on my 20 year career, nearly 60 films later, I hope that I’m on my way to achieving that. Thank you to all of you who have been a big part of my journey so far. And for those who are just getting to know me, or maybe only recognize me as Alex Parrish from Quantico, I’m excited for you to get to know me better. @purplepebblepictures @variety @marcmalkin

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Talking to Variety, Priyanka said, “My quest really is to be able to tell female stories, work with creators from around the world and create a cross-pollination of storytelling.”

She added, “My Amazon television deal is a global deal, so I can do Hindi language, I can do English language, I can do whatever language I want.”

Talking about Priyanka and the deal, Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke told Variety, “Priyanka and I bonded over a shared passion for diverse global storytelling. Priyanka is drawn to exciting original content and characters that can resonate globally. She’s a powerhouse producer, and we are thrilled to collaborate with her for years to come.”

The new deal is Priyanka’s third project with Amazon. First one is a reality dance show, Sangeet, which she is producing with her husband Nick Jonas. The show is inspired by their own wedding sangeet and will see families of the bride and groom compete against each other for the winning trophy.

The other project is Anthony and Joe Russo’s spy drama, Citadel. Priyanka will be seen sharing screen space with Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden.

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