Priyanka Chopra cast in Robert Rodriguez' Netflix film We Can Be Heroes, also starring Pedro Pascal, Christian Slater

Asian News International

Aug 22, 2019 09:04:38 IST

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been roped in to star in Netflix's action fantasy feature We Can Be Heroes, which will be written, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez.

 Priyanka Chopra cast in Robert Rodriguez Netflix film We Can Be Heroes, also starring Pedro Pascal, Christian Slater

Priyanka Chopra will be seen in Alita: Battle Angel helmer Robert Rodriguez' Netflix superhero flick, We Can Be Heroes. AP

The project will see alien invaders kidnap Earth's superheroes, as their children will team up to save their parents and the world, read a statement. Christian Slater, Boyd Holbrook, YaYa Gosselin, Akira Akbar, Sung Kang, and Pedro Pascal also play pivotal parts in the film, reports Collider.

Priyanka will next be seen onscreen in The Sky Is Pink, based on the motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary. It will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

The "Gala Presentation" film, which she additionally co-produced is the only official selection from Asia at the festival this year.

Priyanka will also produce and star in an untitled wedding comedy set in India, co-produced by Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor.

The 37-year-old actor was recently seen in romantic comedy Isn't It Romantic opposite Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, and Adam DeVine. In addition to that, she starred in the family drama A Kid Like Jake alongside Claire Danes, Jim Parsons and Octavia Spencer.

Under her Purple Pebble Pictures banner, Priyanka has produced several acclaimed features including Paani, Ventilator, Pahuna: The Little Visitors and Firebrand.

In television, Priyanka is widely known for her starring role as Alex Parrish on the hit show Quantico.

Updated Date: Aug 22, 2019 09:04:38 IST