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.
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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.