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Priyanka Chopra's Baywatch Gets a Release Date

Priyanka Chopra's Baywatch Gets a Release Date

Priyanka Chopra and The Rock in a still from the video posted by Dwayne Johnson on Instagram

Los Angeles: The release date of actress Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut Baywatch has been set as May 19, 2017. The film's principal photography has already begun, Paramount Pictures announced on Firday.

The American studio also disclosed that the movie would be shot in Miami and Savannah.

Baywatch is the film version of the popular 1990s TV series of the same name. Priyanka, who has received rave reviews for her performance in the international TV space with Quantico, will be seen in a negative role in the movie.

The actress co-stars with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Zac Efron in the film.

Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon will direct the film, the screenplay of which has been written by Damian Shannon, Mark Swift and Barry Schwartz.

Beau Flynn, Ivan Reitman, Michael Berk, Doug Schwartz and Greg Bonann, creators of the iconic Baywatch TV series, are producing the film.

The plot of Baywatch revolves around The Rock's Mitch Buchannon and his tiff with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron). The two ultimately join hands as they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future.

The film will be released in India by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

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