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Parminder Nagra joins NBC’s “The Blacklist”


Parminder Nagra (ER, Bend It Like Beckham) is joining NBC’s The Blacklist as a series regular.

Parminder Nagra is joining the show as a series regular, playing FBI agent Margot Malik. The ER, Bend It Like Beckham and Alcatraz actress will play an experienced agent who mentors rookie Liz (Megan Boone). She’s described as a “brash, funny and overt” with a husband and two young kids. She “would rather be smart than pretty and her confidence is exactly why men love her and women adore her.” [Entertainment Weekly]

There’s a lot of buzz around the James Spader-led thriller. Nagra was most recently a regular cast member on the supernatural thriller Alcatraz, which was ultimately canceled by FOX.