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Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, the first South Asian woman to headline an American network series, is the young female lead in ABC's "Quantico".

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, the first South Asian woman to headline an American network series, is the young female lead in ABC's "Quantico".

Tax Incentives and Added Silvercup Space Help Land TV Drama Quantico

07 / 9
2016

New York’s expanded production tax credits along with new stages in the Bronx helped Silvercup Studios take on the second season of ABC’s FBI-themed show “Quantico”. According to website KFTV, producers are scheduled to spend nearly $70 million in New York over the course of the 22-episode second season shoot. The show’s first season was set in Montreal, while the pilot was shot in Atlanta.

Joshua Safran, executive producer of ABC's "Quantico", consults with editor Colleen Sharp at his Brooklyn offices. The show, which follows FBI trainees, moved to New York and started production in July. Image Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Joshua Safran, executive producer of ABC’s “Quantico”, consults with editor Colleen Sharp at his Brooklyn offices. The show, which follows FBI trainees, moved to New York and started production in July.
Image Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Joshua Safran, exec producer on the series, noted that the show’s relocation for its second season was the latest evidence that “Hollywood is no longer the irresistible magnet it had long been for the entertainment industry’s talent”. Mayor’s Office officials said that 46 episodic shows (including ‘net series) were now produced in the city, compared to 29 a year ago. Read more in this New York Times article.

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New York City-based journalist and NYCPPNEWS founder Dan Ochiva writes and consults on film, video, and digital media technology.

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