Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson took to Instagram to announce Priyanka Chopra’s casting in an adorable video, calling her “the biggest star out of India, one of the biggest stars in the world!”
The action star also joked that he’ll have his “hands full,” to which Chopra responds, “Oh, you have no idea!”
“She’s mean!” Johnson says. “I’m really mean,” Chopra adds.
The cast start shooting next week and the movie has a tentative release date of May 19 next year.
According to Entertainment Weekly, she’ll be taking on the role of oil tycoon Victoria Leeds, the film’s official villain. She’ll be starring alongside Dwayne and Zac Efron, as well as leading ladies Alexandra Daddario, Ilfenesh Hadera, and Kelly Rohrbach, the latter of whom will play C.J. Parker, the role held by Pamela Anderson in the TV series — this movie may as well be called Baewatch!