Priyanka Chopra bags role in ‘Baywatch’, likely to play a negative role in the Dwayne Johnson film

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has signed her first Hollywood movie, "Baywatch", opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, movie's writers Damian Shannon & Mark Swift have confirmed.

By: PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: January 14, 2016 12:35:11 pm
Priyanka Chopra, Baywatch, Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra NEWS, Priyanka Chopra films, Priyanka Chopra upcoming films, entertainment news Priyanka Chopra has signed her first Hollywood movie, “Baywatch”, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, movie’s writers Damian Shannon & Mark Swift have confirmed.

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has signed her first Hollywood movie, ‘Baywatch’, opposite Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, movie’s writers Damian Shannon & Mark Swift confirmed.

The screenwriters posted the news about Priyanka’s involvement with the project through their joint Twitter account.

Also read: Priyanka Chopra in talks to join Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in ‘Baywatch’ 

Re-tweeting a story by The Hollywood Reporter, they wrote, “Been sitting on this one for a while. So excited about her!”

‘Baywatch’ is Paramount’s big-screen take on the popular 1990s television series about California lifeguards.

Seth Gordon is directing the feature and the Indian beauty is apparently set to play a negative role.

Also read: Amazing Priyanka Chopra has bagged ‘Baywatch’: Parineeti Chopra

The movie centres on the leader of an elite group of lifeguards (Johnson), who is forced to team up with a young, hotshot former Olympian (Efron) to save their beloved bay.

Priyanka Chopra, 33, has already made her mark internationally with her debut American series ‘Quantico’, besides a singing career.

In India, she was appreciated for her last role of Kashibai in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’.

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