Actress Priyanka Chopra, the former star of the ABC drama series Quantico, is in talks to join Universal’s upcoming Cowboy Ninja Vikings film alongside Chris Pratt.
Cowboy Ninja Vikings is an adaption of the comic of the same name which was created by A.J. Lieberman and Riley Rossmo and was released by Image Comics in 2008. The storyline of the comics focuses on a secret government organisation that creates agents named ‘triplets’ (named appropriately due to their ability to combine the skills of three deadly warriors). Focusing on a man named Duncan, he is an assassin who harnesses the power of a cowboy, ninja and a viking, and he is forced to hunt down other agents. There are other persona’s that can be taken on such as a hitman and a NAVY SEAL.
While we already know that Chris Pratt is the only listed cast member, a report from Collider has stated that Priyanka Chopra is going to be joining the cast in the role of Sara Nix. She is a psychologist who is tasked with monitoring Chris Pratt’s character Duncan as he hunts down those previously mentioned ‘triplets’.
The report also stated that due to a successful chemistry test between Pratt and Chopra, the character of Sara Nix could begin to develop feelings for Duncan, making her the romantic interest for Chris Pratt’s character in the film.
This film is building up quite the large amount of talent both in front of and behind the camera. Starring the previously mentioned Chris Pratt and Priyanka Chopra. The film is also going to be directed by TV Director Michelle McLaren who is known for Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad, combine that with the script being drafted by talents such as Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese who wrote the screenplay for Deadpool. Cowboy Ninja Vikings is shaping up to be a very interesting adaption of a very interesting comic book. Be sure to keep an eye out for it when it releases on June 28th 2019.