Paramount’s Baywatch movie from director Seth Gordon is eyeing another member of its team. Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood star who also toplines ABC’s freshman drama Quantico, is in negotiations to join the cast. Dwayne Johnson and Zac Effron are already being joined by Alexandria Daddario and model Kelly Rohrbach in the roles made famous by Nicole Eggert and Pamela Anderson, respectively, in the TV series on which the movie is based.
In the film verison, a hotshot former Olympian butts heads with the leader of an elite team of lifeguards. Damian Shannon & Mark Swift wrote the latest draft of the script, and Beau Flynn and Ivan Reitman are producing.
THR first broke this news today.