South African actress Pearl Thusi joins ‘Quantico’ cast for the upcoming second season.
Thusi will join as a series regular. She will play Dayana Mampasi, who is described as a driven, disciplined, type-A lawyer, who graduated at the top of her class at Harvard. She worked at an NGO for two years before joining her parents’ Boston firm, as she struggles to fit into her new surroundings.
Thusi joins series stars Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin, Aunjanue Ellis, Yasmine Al Massri, Johanna Braddy, Blair Underwood, and Russell Tovey.
Her role in Quantico will serve as her first acting gig in America.
Season 2 of Quantico premieres September 25 on ABC.