Priyanka Chopra says Matrix Resurrections co-star Jada Pinkett Smith held her hand as she cried: ‘It was terrifying’

  • Priyanka Chopra said that her Matrix Resurrections co-star Jada Pinkett Smith reassured her at a time when she was terrified of working amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Priyanka Chopra gave a shout-out to Jada Pinkett Smith and called her a ‘boss’.
Priyanka Chopra gave a shout-out to Jada Pinkett Smith and called her a ‘boss’.
Published on Dec 18, 2021 07:18 AM IST
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Priyanka Chopra recalled crying on the flight to Berlin on the way to shoot for The Matrix Resurrections. She said that she was terrified of getting back to work amid the Covid-19 pandemic. She revealed that her co-star Jada Pinkett Smith held her hand and reassured her.

During an appearance on the daytime talk show The View, Priyanka showered praise on Jada and called her a ‘boss’. She also expressed her initial reservations about shooting during the pandemic.

“This was the first thing I shot after our lockdown and this was in Berlin. I was flying from Los Angeles to Berlin and after not going anywhere for six months, it was terrifying. And by way of our jobs, we are the only people on the set that have to take off our masks. I’m asthmatic, my husband (Nick Jonas) is Type 1 diabetic, it was just so terrifying,” she said.

“I remember crying and Jada was on the flight with me. She was just such a leader. She held my hand and she was like, ‘We are going to do this together.’ She is a boss, I love her,” she added.

Directed by Lana Wachowski, The Matrix Resurrections is the fourth film in the franchise. It brings back Keanu Reeves, Carrie Anne-Moss and Jada, with Priyanka, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Henwick and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as new additions to the cast.

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Priyanka plays the grown-up Sati, an exile program first featured in The Matrix Revolutions. There is speculation that she plays the Oracle as well.

Priyanka’s line-up includes the Amazon series Citadel, in which she plays a spy. The show also stars Richard Madden. She will also feature in Farhan Akhtar’s Jee Le Zaraa alongside Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.

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