THR is reporting that Priyanka Chopra (Quantico, Baywatch) has been cast as the female lead in Universal Pictures’ upcoming comic book adaptation Cowboy Ninja Viking.
Chopra is set to portray the love-interest of Chris Pratt’s character, the titular Cowboy Ninja Viking – a ‘Triplet’, or counter intelligence agent with three distinct personas and skill sets, whose job it is to take down other Triplets who have gone rogue.
Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones) is directing the feature film take on A.J. Lieberman and Riley Rossmo’s Image Comics series, which has been scripted by Dan Mazeau (Wrath of the Titans), Ryan Engle (Rampage), Craig Mazin (The Hangover Part II), Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool 2).
Cowboy Ninja Viking is set for release on June 28th 2019, with filming expected to get underway soon.