Baywatch, the feature based on the popular TV show of the same name, is being produced by Beau Flynn and Ivan Reitman from a script by the writing team of Mark Swift and Damain Shannon with a latest draft by Barry Schwartz. The film stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Johnson introduced Anderson’s addition via Instagram.
She introduced the world to "CJ Parker" and became one of the most iconic characters of a generation – for the most successful TV show of all time. A pleasure to welcome (as gorgeous as ever) Pamela Anderson to our #BAYWATCH cast. We couldn't have made this movie without you. Welcome home. Thrilled you had a blast with us! #BAYWATCH MAY 19, 2017. #PamAnderson #OS #OriginalSmokestack
Anderson starred in the original TV series from 1992 to 1997 as CJ Parker. She won’t be playing the same role in the film – that honour goes to Kelly Rohrbach – but another role. The film also stars Quantico lead Priyanka Chopra, Charlotte McKinney, Alexandra Daddario, Hannibal Buress and Ilfenesh Hadera.
The film opens May 19, next year.