Kerry Washington walks the red carpet with Tony Goldwyn at a Scandal cast event hosted by the Smithsonian Associated on Thursday (April 28) at the University of District of Columbia Theater of the Arts in Washington, D.C.
It was just announced that Kerry has signed a development deal with ABC Studios to develop broadcast, cable, and digital projects under her production company Simpson Street.
“I believe strongly in the importance of having a seat at the table, which makes starting this production company thrilling for me,” Kerry said in a statement (via Deadline). “It’s an honor to be at a point in my career when I can help generate projects that that are exciting, necessary and truly reflect the world around us. I’m grateful to be on this journey with ABC, a network that remains unparalleled in its commitment to inclusive storytelling.”
Kerry Washington is joined on the red carpet by Priyanka Chopra at the2015 ABC Upfrontpresentation at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on Tuesday (May 12) in New York City.
The 38-year-old Scandal actress helped welcome Priyanka, 32, into the ABC family. She is starring in the brand new series Quantico. Watch the trailer below!
“I’m thrilled with the news that Quantico is going to be a part of ABC’s 2015/16 primetime lineup. As an entertainer and actor, I am constantly looking for new challenges that push the boundaries of my creativity and talent,” Priyanka said in a statement. “This is a whole new experience for me and something that I am looking forward to diving into. Quantico has an incredibly talented cast and production team and I’ve had an amazing experience shooting the pilot episode with them. I can’t wait to get back on set to see where the writers lead us!”
FYI: Kerry is wearing an alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet jumpsuit, Christian Louboutin shoes, a Movado watch, and Lorraine Schwartz earrings. Priyanka is wearing an Alexander Wang dress and Christian Louboutin shoes. Bellamy is wearing a Sportmax top and skirt with Casadei shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, and Dana Rebecca Designs jewelry. Portia is wearing an Amanda Wakeley corset and pants. Darby is wearing a Rachel Zoe dress, Marskinryyppy by Nicole Brundage shoes, Vita Fede jewelry, and an Edie Parker clutch. Katie is wearing a Korovilas top and skirt, Topshop heels, House of Lavande Vintage earrings, and a Serapian purse.