Transcript for 'Baywatch' Is Back... But as a Movie?
Important cultural news. ABC news learned that Hollywood may be on the cusp of reviving a pillar of American entertainment. "Baywatch." Beautiful people saving lives and slow-mo running montages. "Baywatch" was its own breed of television. A fan favorite and also a punchline, the '90s drama of the California lifeguard ran for 11 seasons making David hasselhoff in the red bathing suit even more of an internal star. Now, 26 years later, "Bay watch the movie" and Hollywood hunk Zach Efron rumored in talks to star opposite Dwayne the rock Johnson in paramount's reboot according to "The Hollywood reporter." Reps have not confirmed. The rock heading to Twitter, saying me and zac Efron been talking about this one for a long time. Someone get my baby oil, #rated. So stoked, brother. Baby oil for two, please. Telling ABC news, it has no comment. No mystery why Efron may be up for the role. Here he is in "Neighbors." He has won best shirtless performance of the year, mtv movie award two years running. Once he dons the tight red trunks, fans will probably be begging to get rescued. This may be the year, this movie set to gin a tidal wave of reboots like "Jurasic world" and "Vacation" and "Terminator." Perhaps the Hoff may make a slow-mo splashy return in the newest "Baywatch."
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