Quantico season 2 with Priyanka Chopra: Who's who – Meet the cast of Alibi's CIA thriller

Who is back for the second series and who is joining Priyanka Chopra's Alex Parrish for the latest heart-stopping conspiracy?

The rollercoaster ride of twists, action and conspiracies are about to return with the start of Quantico season 2 on AlibiBT TV channel 312/382 HD.

Alex Parrish is back, but this time she’s working with the CIA at their mysterious training facility, The Farm.

Who can she trust and who is a threat to national security? Viewers will be on the edge of their seats again for this heart-stopping adventure.

Ahead of the show’s return, here is our guide to the Quantico season 2 cast:

Alex Parrish

Priyanka Chopra in Quantico season 2

Introduced in series one as one of the brightest recruits in the FBI, Alex found herself as the prime suspect in a devastating terrorist attack at Grand Central Terminal.

During the first series, Alex successfully cleared her name and discovered the truth about who placed the bomb – FBI classmate Elias Harper (Rick Cosnett) – and revealed the true mastermind behind the bombings was her trainer and superior, Liam O’Connor (Josh Hopkins).

Alex was described in series one as ‘the female Jason Bourne’.

About Priyanka Chopra:

One of India’s biggest stars, Priyanka Chopra moved into US television with the lead role in Quantico. The actress, singer and former Miss India has a huge following on social media and has starred in more than 50 films in her home country,

Priyanka will also star in one of the most anticipated blockbusters of 2017, the remake of TV classic Baywatch. She will star opposite Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Zac Efron in the humourous reinvention of the David Hasselhoff series.

She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and is heavily involved in humanitarian efforts to protect children’s rights and promote education of girls in India.

Ryan Booth

Jake McLaughlin in Quantico Season 2

The ex-Marine has a complicated relationship with Alex – fiery, sexy and dangerous – and it looks set to continue in series two. A man who follows his instincts and his heart, it looks set to be a seriously complicated series for fans of Alex and Ryan.

About Jake McLaughlin:

Like his character Ryan, Jake has a military background, serving in Iraq with the US Army’s third Infantry Division.
His screen credits include In the Valley of Elah, the TV series Crash and William Tate’s drama Believe.

Miranda Shaw

Aunjanue Ellis in Quantico season 2

The first person to believe Alex’s innocence in the first series, the FBI Assistant Director gets a promotion in series two.

A tough woman who is willing to take risks and break the rules, she has a strong bond with her former pupils at Quantico.

About Aunjanue Ellis:

Her other memorable TV and movies roles include BET’s The Book of Negroes, The Help, James Brown biopic Get on Up, The Taking of Pelham 123 and Men of Honor.

Nimah Amin

Yasmine Al Massri in Quantico

The loyal and talent secret agent was originally recruited by Miranda Shaw with her twin sister Raina as part of an undercover operation.

Despite the challenges she faced with her sister in season one, she proved herself to be a force to be reckoned with and returns for the new episodes.

About Yasmine Al Massri:

Outside of Quantico, Yasmine is best known for her work on the award-winning Lebanese film Caramel and starring opposite John Malkovich in the TV drama series Crossbones.

Shelby Wyatt

Johanna Brady in Quantico

The Southern Belle shocked us all in the first series with her tough centre, family secrets and romance with Caleb Haas.
Fans will be pleased to know that she returns in the new series as an ally to Alex.

About Johanna Brady:

Best known for starring in the comedy drama UnREAL, Brady’s other credits include the TV film Pop Rocks.

Her movie CV includes voice-acting in Avatar: The Last Airbender and horror sequels The Grudge 3 and Paranormal Activity 3.

Harry Doyle

Russell Tovey as Harry Doyle in Quantico season 2

Doyle is one of the new trainees for the CIA, but the motivations of his character are a mystery at the start of the series. Is her working for the Government of being targeted by them?

The Hollywood Reporter described his character as “part Thomas Crown, part Artful Dodger”.

About Russell Tovey:

The English actor is best known for his role as werewolf George Sands in the British drama Being Human and the movie adaptation for The History Boys. He’s also starred in BBC sitcom Him & Her, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock and Gavin & Stacey.

He’s previously appeared on US television in the HBO original series Looking.

Dayana Mampasi

Pearl Thusi in Quantico season 2

A new arrival in series two, Dayana is Alex’s roommate at The Farm and a former lawyer. She makes it clear to Alex that she didn’t leave her job and join the CIA to make friends.

About Pearl Thusi:

The South African star makes her US TV debut on Quantico, but is already a household name in her home country.
An established actor, she is also known in South Africa as TV presenter on popular music and entertainment shows.

Owen Hall

Blair Underwood as Owen Hall in Quantico

An “intelligent” and “charming” CIA officer, Owen will be managing Alex and the new CIA recruits, but can we totally trust him after the dramatic twists in series one?

About Blair Underwood:

The American TV star is best known for playing attorney Jonathan Rollins on the legal drama LA Law. His other TV credits include Agents of SHIELD, Dirty Sexy Money, In Treatment, The Event, Ironside and The Good Wife.

Leon Velez

Aaron Diaz in Quantico season 2

Ryan Booth’s new roommate at The Farm, Leon plays by his own rules and Ryan believes he is hiding secrets about his past.
However, the newcomer is also suspicious about his new colleagues and the history of Ryan and Alex.

About Aaron Diaz:

A successful soap actor in Mexico, Aaron has also worked as a model and singer.

He made his US acting debut in the period drama Pan Am.

[Read more: 5 reasons we loved Quantico season 1]

Quantico series 2 on Thursdays at 9pm from March 2 on Alibi.

Watch Alibi on BT TV Channel 312 and HD Channel 383.