Gina Wilhelm Actress – Nikita CW
The CW show “Nikita” had its premiere tonight. The show is a reimagining of the movie and USA Network TV series “La Femme Nikita.” The prior series starred Peta Wilson
She went to Taiwan after high school to try modeling, but got rejected. However, she started getting movie and TV roles there.
Maggie was handpicked by Jackie Chan to train while in Hong Kong. She had never done any martial arts training before that.
She has three tattoos, including a phoenix on her hip, which she usually has to cover for acting roles. However, she does get to keep it exposed for “Nikita.”
Maggie works with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and in 2007 earned the title of PETA Asia-Pacific “Person of the Year.”
She has worked in “Mission: Impossible III” and “Live Free or Die Hard.” Craig Silverstein, executive producer of “Nikita,” decided he wanted Maggie Q for his show after seeing her in “Live Free or Die Hard.”