BAYWATCH Then & Now
Get ready for two hours of washboard abs, red swimsuits and A LOT of slow-mo running in the film reboot of 90s classic Baywatch
originally played by david hasselhoff in the tv series, dwayne ‘the rock’ Johnson will now take over the starring role. speaking about the new film, dwayne says: ‘i think people are going to be surprised that Baywatch has got dirty. there’s more gratuitous boobs, bums, abs…’
For the film version, ladies’ man Matt has been reinvented as an Olympic gold medallist who joins the team to serve a community service sentence. Played by David Charvet on TV, the role has now been adopted by Zac Efron, who describes the movie as ‘hilarious’ and ‘like a high-five from the summer’.
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played by pamela anderson in the tv show, kelly rohrbach will play cj in the film. speaking about how her character’s different from the tv show, kelly says: ‘i didn’t want her to be an object but rather a dynamic, real person.’
Back in the 90s, Summer was played by Nicole Eggert, but in the film version Alexandra Daddario takes on the role. In an interview last month, Alexandra talked about what it was like to touch Efron’s abs in their flirty scene, revealing: ‘It was like an animalistic shock went through me.’ We can only imagine…
stephanie arrived in season three and was played by alexandra paul. in the film, the role will be played by ilfenesh hadera. speaking about the movie, ilfenesh says: ‘[it’s] fun and doesn’t take itself super-seriously.’ Baywatchhitscinemas29may