Priyanka Chopra To Play The Leading Lady Opposite Guardians of the Galaxy Star Chris Pratt In New Flick

| July 31 , 2018 , 15:33 IST

Last week, people didn't believe that the very professional Priyanka Chopra had quit Salman Khan starrer Bharat. Amid speculation that she may be marrying beau Nick Jonas, it has now emerged that she is all set to star in her next Hollywood film, Cowboy Ninja Vikings with Guardian Of The Galaxy.

As per a leading daily, the global icon of India the actress will be the leading lady in the movie, an action drama from Universal Pictures.

Chris Pratt who shot to stardom in blockbusters such as Jurassic World, the Guardians Of The Galaxy films and Avengers: Infinity, will be seen as a multifaceted assassin. The movie centres around a lethal agent played by Chris. The report added that details of Priyanka's character are not confirmed as of now but she will be the leading lady.

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Priyanka Chopra has three Hollywood films on her resume already - Baywatch, A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic. Priyanka has also signed Shonali Bose's The Sky Is Pink, opposite Farhan Akhtar.

Priyanka's place in Bharat will now be filled by Katrina Kaif, who last collaborated with Salman Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar on Tiger Zinda Hai. Salman welcomed Katrina Kaif to team Bharat on Monday on his twitter.

Bharat also stars Disha Patani and Tabu and the film is expected to release on Eid 2019. It is the Hindi adaptation of South Korean film Ode To My Father.

Meanwhile, Cowboy Ninja Viking will be directed by Michelle MacLaren (Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad). The filmmakers are aiming for a June 2019 release.