Daniel Sunjata in ‘Graceland’

EXCLUSIVE:  GRACELAND (USA)

By

Lashauna D. Hinton

March 21, 2012

On Location 'Graceland'

Daniel Sunjata will be starring as (Paul Briggs) a FBI agent in the USA’s pilot Graceland.

The television drama, created by Jeff Eastin (White Collar) plots for the focus on a group of various agents in California (LAPD, FBI, DEA) who live together in a mansion that was previously owned by a gang lord, which has been turned into a safe house for the undercover agents.

Briggs (Sunjata) is the senior agent of the crew; a legendary FBI agent with an atypical personality that has taken on a Zen reality in trade-off from his undercover lifestyle.  Sunjata will be joined by cast mates Aaron Tveit, Brandon Jay McLaren, Vanessa Ferlito, Manny Montana, Scottie Thompson, and Courtney B. Vance.  The show is being filmed at Fox Television Studios under the direction of Russell Lee Fine (White Collar).

Sunjata has starred in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Law and Order (SVU), and his best known role as Firefighter Franco Rivera on Rescue Me.  He has also portrayed roles in feature films The Devil Wears Prada, One for the Money, and The Dark Knight Rises, where he plays a GPD Special Operative.  The Dark Knight Rises is set for release on July 20, 2012 (USA).

References:

@DanielSunjata (twitter)

Deadline.com

Copyright © 2012 [Lashauna D. Hinton]. All Rights Reserved.

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