Priyanka Chopra is all set to make her Hollywood debut with Baywatch. The Quantico actor will essay the role of a baddie in the upcoming film. She will share screen space with stars such as Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Kelly Rohrbach and Alexandra Daddario.
Priyanka Chopra is all set to put India on the global map again. She is on board to play the villain in the upcoming Baywatch movie, based on the hugely popular 1990s TV series, Dwayne The Rock Johnson announced via an online video.
"She's one of the biggest stars in the world... the beautiful Priyanka Chopra, welcome to Baywatch," Johnson said in a video posted on Instagram.
He is seen in the frame with the former beauty queen with the sea in the background, and the excitement seems to be at its peak.
Priyanka, who has found international popularity after playing the lead role in American TV show Quantico, made an official announcement on social media, "And it's time to tell you all officially! Baywatch it is! Being bad is what I do best!!! You better watch out!"
Priyanka also shared an image with Dwayne Johnson on Instagram.
In Baywatch, she will be seen essaying the role of Victoria Leeds, said a report in people.com.
In an Instagram post to welcome Priyanka, her co-star Johnson wrote, "She's one of the biggest stars in the world. Insanely talented, relentlessly smokin' and extremely dangerous - perfect for Baywatch. Welcome Priyanka Chopra to our bad a** and incredibly dysfunctional family. (sic)"
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 ðŸ‡ºðŸ‡¸ðŸŒŠðŸ‡®ðŸ‡³ðŸ‘ŠðŸ�¾
One of the most watched TV shows globally, Baywatch, was about the Los Angeles county lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles, California. It starred David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson among others.
Priyanka will begin shooting for the movie version of the show with its cast and crew next week.
Messages congratulating the actor, who was among the Padma Shri recipients this year, poured in from her friends in Bollywood.
Dostana director Tarun Mansukhani, who made Priyanka shoot in a golden swimsuit for a scene in Miami, wrote to her, "You're the only one who can make a red swimsuit sexier than a gold one!!! Way to go Priyanka Chopra!!!"