That has changed.
Dwayne Johnson, one of the stars of the film, posted a video to his Facebook on Wednesday that revealed Hasselhoff was in for the Baywatch revival.
Johnson said the following to accompany the video post, according to The Wrap:
“I WAS BORN READY!” Pleasure to officially welcome the original #BAYWATCH gangsta himself David Hasselhoff to our movie! #BAYWATCH is the most successful TV show of all time and from the day we announced we were turning it into a movie, ‘The Hoff; has been our greatest supporter.”
The film will feature Johnson has an older lifeguard teaming up with a younger lifeguard, played by Zac Efron. The two will try to stop an environmental disaster. The film is currently set for a May 2017 release.
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