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Shruti Haasan goes to Hollywood

June 19, 2019 11:12 IST

Shruti to portray Nira Patel, a young woman in Delhi whose waitress job serves as a cover for a dangerous double life as a trained assassin.

Shruti Haasan has joined the cast of USA Network's upcoming series Treadstone, which will be based in the Jason Bourne universe.

The studio had ordered a pilot for the series in April and later greenlit the project, reports Deadline.

Shruti, 33, joins Jeremy Irvine and Brian J Smith on the show, which recently started production in Budapest.

She will portray Nira Patel, a young woman in Delhi whose waitress job serves as a cover for a dangerous double life as a trained assassin.

Ben Smith, a producer of the Bourne franchise, has co-created the series with Tim Kring.

 

The show will follow Operation Treadstone, the fictional CIA black ops programme that created super spy Jason Bourne, which Matt Damon played in four films.

The first season of the series will follow sleeper agents across the globe as they are mysteriously 'awakened' to resume their deadly missions.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Shruti Haasan/Instagram

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