She’s been rumored for a while, and now it’s official – “Quantico” actress Prinyanka Chopra has joined the cast of the upcoming “Baywatch” movie which is heading into production next week.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson took to social media to make the announcement, confirming the 33-year-old actress is onboard.EW adds that she will play a villainess named Victoria Leeds. She joins a cast that includes Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Hannibal Buress, Ilfenesh Hadera and Kelly Rohrbach.
Johnson has indicated one of the signature traits of the show – the slow-motion running – will be included in the film which is being helmedby “Horrible Bosses” and “Identity Thief” director Seth Gordon. “Baywatch” is currently targeting a May 19th 2017 release.
She’s one of the biggest stars in the world. Insanely talented, relentlessly smokin’ and extremely dangerous – perfect for #BAYWATCH. Welcome @PriyankaChopra to our bad ass and incredibly dysfunctional family. Cue RATED R slo-mo running on the beach. We start shooting next week. World.. #WelcomeToBaywatch