Priyanka Chopra Jonas is on board for Netflix’s superhero film, We Can Be Heroes which is being written, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez.
The venture will see alien invaders kidnap Earth’s superheroes, meaning a group of children have to team up to save their parents and the world.
The film boasts of an impressive cast line up including:
Christian Slater, YaYa Gosselin, Akira Akbar, Andrew Diaz, Andy Walken, Boyd Holbrook, Hala Finley, Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Lotus Blossom, Lyon Daniels, Nathan Blair, Sung Kang, Vivien Lyra Blair, Adriana Barraza, Christopher McDonald and Pedro Pascal.
Priyanka is reported to be playing the character of Ms Gradenko in the film.
On the work front, PeeCee was last seen in a supporting role in the sartorial comedy, Isn’t It Romantic.
Since then, she has multiple projects in the pipeline including a project with Mindy Kaling that is based on the notion of The-Big-Fat-Indian-Wedding.
Her co-production and starrer The Sky Is Pink will be premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival.
As for Rodriguez, he most recently directed big-budget action-fantasy Alita: Battle Angel for Fox and James Cameron.
In terms of future projects, he has the third season of Netflix spinoff animation series Spy Kids: Mission Critical.