Deadline is reporting that Priyanka Chopra Jonas will star in Robert Rodriguez’s Netflix kid superhero movie We Can Be Heroes. The low-key project is an original IP which is being written, directed and produced by the Alita: Battle Angel and Spy Kids director.
The premise of the feature involves alien invaders who kidnap all of planet Earth’s superheroes. In Spy Kids fashion, a group of capable children rise to the challenge by teaming up to save their parents and the entire world.
The movie has begun filming in Texas and will also feature a host of talented stars including Christian Slater (Mr. Robot, The Wife), Sung Kang (Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift, Better Luck Tomorrow) Akira Akbar (Captain Marvel, This Is Us) and Pedro Pascal (Narcos, Wonder Woman 1984) .