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Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra Joins New Baywatch Movie’s Cast

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Priyanka Chopra from ABC’s hit show Quantico is set to join the cast of the new Baywatch movie. Fellow cast-member Dwayne Johnson revealed the news on his Instagram page, posting a short video of him and Chopra. He called her “one of the biggest stars in the world” in the caption.

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.

Johnson, also known as The Rock, is seen with Chopra in the video and the conversation goes as follows:

Johnson: “The biggest star out of India, one of the biggest stars in the world.”

Chopra: “…with the biggest star in the world.”

Johnson: “The beautiful Priyanka Chopra — welcome to Baywatch.”

Chopra: “So happy to be here.”

Johnson: “I’ve got my hands full.”

Chopra: “Oh, you’ve no idea.”

Johnson: “She’s mean.”

Chopra: “I’m really mean.”

Chopra reposted the video on her own page with the following caption: “And it’s time to tell u all officially!! #Baywatch it is @therock ! Being Bad is what I do best!!! U better watch out!!” The actress joins Johnson and Zac Efron to play the film’s villain Victoria Leeds. EW has also confirmed this. Other stars we’ll see on the big screen in this remake of the 1990’s hit TV show (that ran for 11 seasons)  include Alexandra Daddario, Ilfenesh Hadera, and Kelly Rohrbach, who according to Entertainment Weekly, will play C.J. Parker – a character made famous by Pamela Anderson. Comedian Hannibal Buress has also reportedly joined the star studded cast. The film which is set to start shooting next weekl will be directed by Seth Gordon

Chopra currently plays FBI agent Alex Parrish on ABC’s Quantico and has previously made more than 50 films in Bollywood, where her career took off after she was crowned Miss World. According to USA Today, an open casting call for extras in the film was held on February 27, 2016.

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