Los Angeles, July 31 :Priyanka Chopra walked out of Salman Khan’s Bharat citing personal reasons, but the truth is she ditched Bollywood to grab Hollywood project where she will play the love interest of Chris Pratt in “Cowboy Ninja Viking”.
The role in Universal’s big-budget tentpole was one of the more highly coveted, and Priyanka passed the chemistry test with Pratt extremely well. The film, currently in pre-production, is slated for a June 28, 2019, release.
Priyanka, who shot to fame in American showbiz with “Quantico”, is coming off the series’ final season. She most recently appeared in “A Kid Like Jake”, opposite Jim Parsons and Claire Danes, and the Dwayne Johnson-starrer “Baywatch”.
She can next be seen in the comedy “Isn’t It Romantic” with Rebel Wilson.
“Bharat” film’s director Ali Abbas Zafar said that she may have been engaged to singer-songwriter Nick Jonas.
“Cowboy Ninja Viking, which is in pre-production, is being directed by “Game of Thrones” fame Michelle MacLaren from a screenplay by Dan Mazeau, Ryan Engle, Craig Mazin, Paul Wernick and David Reese.
Pratt is playing a formidable agent with the fighting skills and personalities of a cowboy, a ninja,and a viking.
Based on the Image Comics graphic novel by A.J. Lieberman and illustrator Riley Rossmo, the story revolves around a counter-intelligence unit formed by psychotherapist Sebastian Ghislain, who transforms agents known as Triplets, a reference to multiple personalities.