The much-anticipated upcoming spy thriller web series “Citadel” will mark Priyanka Chopra’s digital debut. The Desi girl is returning with a bang. The Russo Brothers, who are best known for Extraction and The Gray Man, are in charge of producing the show.
Priyanka Chopra, on the other hand, recently astounded her fans by releasing the first glimpses of her upcoming series Citadel.She posted a teaser as well as first-look pictures of the upcoming show.
Also, the Indian edition of Citadel will also premiere on Amazon Prime, and it stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Varun Dhawan in pivotal roles.
The Citadel-Hindi web series will be directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, who are known for their web series The Family Man. Raj and DK are also the showrunners and executive producers of the series.
Citadel OTT Release Date
It is quite interesting that Citadel will have a two-part premiere on April 28 on Amazon Prime Video and it is one of the highly anticipated series on Amazon Prime Video. Later the makers of show will release new episodes every Friday until May 26.
Citadel Amazon Prime Episode Wise Release Date
|Citadel Episodes||Release Date|
|Episode 1 & 2||28 April 2023|
|Episode 3||5 May 2023|
|Episode 4||12 May 2023|
|Episode 5||19 May 2023|
|Episode 6 or final ep||26 May 2023|
The Citadel trailer starts with a blast where Richard Madden trying to remind Priyanka about their past. Viewers get to see various action sequences from the series as he says these words. Priyanka and red and greed dresses, look sharp spy.
In the series, Priyanka will be seen playing the role of an agent.
Star Cast of Citadel
Priyanka Chopra Jonas will play the citadel agent Nadia Singha along with her, Richard Madden (Eternals) as Mason Kane as agent Mason Kane. Roland Moller is said to be on board for the character Laszlo Milla (lead operative of Manticore, Citadel’s rival intelligence agency).
Most Expensive Web Series?
Most recently, it made the headlines as it suffered cost overruns and reshoots which may finally make it one of the most expensive shows. As per Hollywood Reporter, the creative differences between the Russo Brothers and Appelbaum-Nemec led to the exit of half of the creative team and forced the show into a round of expensive reshoots.
Now, it is being said that the reshoots could cost the show to be the second most expensive after “Lord of Rings: The Rings of Power” which is made over a production budget of $465 million (Rs 3709 crores approx). However, it is remained to be seen whether the budget of Citadel overtakes Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 4 of $270 million (Rs 2153 crores).
As per the reports, Citadel is currently being estimated to be made with a $250 million (Rs 1994 crores) budget.
The spy thriller show also aims to have spin-offs in the future and is planned as the mothership show under which several local spinoffs will exist including India, Mexico, and Italy. The Indian version will be directed by Raj & DK (The Family Man) and it is rumored that Varun Dhawan and Samantha will star in the series.
FAQs releated to Citadel
Ans. The Priyanka Chopra starrer Citadel web series is releasing on April 28, 2023.
Ans. Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Varun Dhawan will be featuring in the hindi edition of Citadel.
Ans. The trailer of Priyanka Chopra starrer Citadel will release on 1st March, 2023.