If anyone tuning in to the series is worried that her character won’t survive the mystery, relax: Panjabi is speaking from the Toronto-based set of season two of “Departure.” “That’s a bit of a giveaway. My parents always encouraged me, though, and said that as long as I also studied, it was fine. ‘Russell was really fun and very naughty – we’d mess around with a lot of ideas for the film. Panjabi plays an aviation investigator and single mom who is called in to solve the strange disappearance of a jetliner en route to London in the six-part series premiering on Sept. 17 on the Peacock streaming platform. It was so funny in the beginning and then [halfway through the plot] just turned and became dark and upsetting. Amidst an ever-more-crowded universe for streaming services, Peacock is emerging as a place that’s good at one very particular thing: Pulpy imports that pack fantastical intrigue into short runs, and that are better than they strictly need to be. So I just thought it would be one of those binge-worthy shows.”. On Peacock's six-part series “Departure,” Panjabi is the star opposite Christopher Plummer and Claire Forlani. “As a child growing up, I never felt I would have that opportunity because there weren’t that many roles for somebody like me leading a show. Panjabi calls the series, which was inspired in part by missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, “highly bingeworthy.”, “It’s everybody’s worst nightmare to have a member of family or somebody that you love on a flight and the flight goes missing,” she says. Whatever happens, there's one thing Panjabi can be proud of: The actor who's had scene-stealing roles in “Bend It Like Beckham” and opposite Angelina Jolie in “A Mighty Heart,” is the series' big star, her face on the poster, front and center. I was worried that it would be seen as something bad.

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She was 13 and determined to become an actress, ‘but because there was no internet back then, I wrote to everybody on TV, begging them to see me.