Shruti Haasan To Play Nira Patel In American TV Show, Treadstone
Shruti Haasan has been roped in for USA Network's Jason Bourne Universe series, Treadstone
Shruti Haasan — who has carved her niche in South Indian and Bollywood movies — is all set to make her Hollywood debut with an American TV show, Treadstone, which will be based on popular Jason Bourne universe. Yes, you read that right, after Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Irrfan Khan, Shruti Haasan will next be seen making Indian proud in Hollywood.
According to the latest reports, the daughter of actor turned politician, Kamal Haasan, Shruti Haasan has been roped in to play Nira Patel in USA Network’s upcoming series, Treadstone. In the series, Shruti will portray a young Delhi woman, whose waitress job serves as a cover for a dangerous double life as a trained killer.
The shooting of Shruti Haasan starrer Treadstone is likely to go on floor in August this year. Shruti will be seen sharing the silver screen with Jeremy Irvine and Brian J. Smith in the show, which recently started production in Budapest. Actors Michelle Forbes, Patrick Fugit, Michael Gaston, and Tess Haubrich are also part of the cast.
Ben Smith, a producer of the Bourne’ franchise, has co-created the series with Tim Kring. The show will follow fictional CIA black ops program Operation Treadstone – the program that created superspy Jason Bourne, played by actor Matt Damon in four films.
On the professional front, Shruti Haasan was last seen in 2017 film, Behen Hogi Teri, and is currently busy working on Laabam, which also features Vijay Sethupathi in the lead.