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Priyanka Chopra 'Perfect Choice' For Baywatch, Says Co-Star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Priyanka Chopra 'Perfect Choice' For Baywatch, Says Co-Star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Dwayne Johnson and Priyanka Chopra in a still from Baywatch (Courtesy: priyankachopra )


  • Dwayne Johnson also said that Priyanka Chopra is 'very special' to him
  • Baywatch is Priyanka Chopra's first Hollywood film
  • Priyanka plays the antagonist Victoria Leeds
New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra's Baywatch co-star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is totally smitten by the actress. Don't believe us? We've got a proof. A day after Dwayne shared a video on Twitter, released by the makers of Baywatch, Paramount Films, in which, the 44-year-old actor said that Priyanka Chopra is very special to him, he has heaped praises for the Bollywood star yet again. "Hard to balance real malevolence with charm and humour. Perfect choice for our Baywatch," Dwayne tweeted. Baywatch is Priyanka's first Hollywood film. The film releases on May 25 (June 2 in India). Priyanka, 34, plays Victoria Leeds, the antagonist. After wrapping her Hollywood commitments, the actress returned to India last week. Priyanka also debuted on television with her show American drama show Quantico.

Here's Dwayne's tweet:

Now, listen to what more Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has to say about his co-star:

Soon after coming to India, Priyanka began Baywatch promotions minus Dwayne Johnson. However, through a video message, the actor apologised for his absence and said, "I am so sorry I couldn't be there with you. Priyanka and I had talked about this for months. Coming to India would've been my first time. I cannot wait to come. I wish I could've joined you this time," reported news agency PTI.

The new trailer of Baywatch, with lots of Priyanka in it, released earlier this week. The video totally compensated for Priyanka's blink-and-miss appearances in the previous trailers.

Here you go. Enjoy.

Baywatch is based on popular television series of the Nineties of the same name, headlined David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. Dwayne Johnson will take up the role of Mitch Buchannon, Zac Efron stars as Matt Brody and actress Kelly Rohrbach plays CJ Parker.