Jamie Chung has signed onto the upcoming ABC Family Channel drama Samurai Girl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this is the actress' first major role in a television series.

Chung will play Heaven, a teenage girl who must deal with her rich adoptive family as well as the ancient Samurai traditions of her blood ancestors. The series is based on a novel of the same name.

The show is scheduled to go into production before the end of the year. It will premier in early 2008.