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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WWD/REX/Shutterstock (9699429bf) Priyanka Chopra Chanel NRDC dinner, Inside, Los Angeles, USA - 02 Jun 2018

Priyanka has suffered a string of setbacks in Hollywood so far (Photographer: Chelsea Lauren/WWD/REX/Shutterstock)

Priyanka Chopra has experienced the highs and lows of Hollywood so far.

The Bollywood actress has suffered another disappointment as her upcoming movie, Cowboy Ninja Viking, has been shelved by Universal.

Chris Pratt was set to star in the movie and filming had been scheduled to commence mid-August in London ahead of a 28 June 2019 release date.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Priyanka, 36, was due to play the female lead role but Universal decided to push it back to a later date in order to accommodate production scheduling. Since March, rumours had circulated that the movie would be pulled due to ongoing script issues.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 23: Actor Chris Pratt attends the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Chris Pratt was to play the lead in Cowboy Ninja Viking (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Cowboy, which is still in active development, was being helmed by Michelle MacLaren who has directed several episodes of Game of Thrones. There were high hopes for the movie as Universal were planning on turning it into a blockbuster franchise with an initial $65 million (£50.3 million) budget.

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The movie is being adapted from the Image Comics book of the same name and follows a counterintelligence group of Multiple Personality Disorder patients who transform into agents, some of whom eventually become hired killers.

It comes just days after Priyanka quit Bollywood movie, Bharat, and following the final episode of her Hollywood TV series, Quantico, which was cancelled.

Priyankas rumoured engagement is blamed for her quitting Bharat (Picture: Metro.co.uk)

Priyankas involvement with the project was announced less than two weeks after she pulled out of Bharat in July.

Director Ali Abbas seemed to suggest that the reason for Priyankas departure was because she had got engaged to Nick Jonas, something which is yet to be confirmed. A Bharat producer later called Priyanka unprofessional for quitting at such short notice.

News of Cowboys stalling is just the latest disappointment for Priyanka, who transitioned from Bollywood to Hollywood movies two years ago. The actress has been forced to bid farewell to her TV show, Quantico, which was cancelled after three seasons.

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As the season ends, I am saying goodbye to Alex Parrish. As youll see, her story will come full circle…and that is the best feeling as an actor. Bringing Alex to life has challenged me physically and emotionally, but even more significant it has (I hope) cracked the door open

— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 4, 2018

for female talent and women of color to play leading ladies. Thank you for opening your homes and hearts to me every week! Thank you to the cast and crew of #Quantico for being such an amazing team to work with, for all the memories that I will cherish…memories of laughter, of

— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 4, 2018

Priyanka penned an emotional tribute to the cast members as the shows final episode aired last week, tweeting: As the season ends, I am saying goodbye to Alex Parrish. As youll see, her story will come full circle…and that is the best feeling as an actor. Bringing Alex to life has challenged me physically and emotionally, but even more significant it has (I hope) cracked the door open for female talent and women of color to play leading ladies.

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The Baywatch actress continued: Thank you for opening your homes and hearts to me every week! Thank you to the cast and crew of #Quantico for being such an amazing team to work with, for all the memories that I will cherish…memories of laughter, of learning new things, of making friends for life. It was a pleasure working with each and every one of you, and I look forward to crossing paths again!

In the meantime, Priyanka is keeping herself busy by promoting her new Bollywood movie A Sky Is Pink. She will also appear in the comedy Isnt It Romantic, alongside Rebel Wilson, in 2019.

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