In 50 years, when some great journalist sits down to write the comprehensive biography of Zac Efron, the success of Neighbors will earn a special chapter. After all, that film was where Efron stopped being a fresh-faced, kid-friendly Disney star and started being a genuinely charming screen presence with some fairly serious comic chops. The future beyond that looks cloudy, so we don’t know if his decision to join the Baywatch movie will be viewed by future historians as a mistake or a surprisingly canny decision.
It’s a big week for Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming projects, as two have now secured directors. The other day we learned that Johnson will reunite with his San Andreas director for Rampage (based on the classic arcade game), and now another Johnson project based on a classic property has snagged a director, too.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is not afraid to show off his glistening abs. If you have 'em, flaunt 'em, right? He did it a lot in the recent 'Hercules' movie and in Michael Bay's 'Pain & Gain,' and he's about to break out those puppies once again (and, probably, for a lot longer) in Paramount's upcoming 'Baywatch' movie.
Are you ready to see Bill Hader greased up and sporing tiny red shorts? We are! The 'SNL' star has signed on to take the lead role in the upcoming 'Baywatch' film.
'Baywatch' will never die out, as long as fans of David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson still live and breathe. Now the franchise is getting some new life with a movie adaptation, although there's been talk of making one ever since the show ended its 11th season in 1999. But this time it's for real. Rumor has it that Paramount is finally making the necessary strides to put 'Baywatch' on the big screen by hiring a director, reportedly from the 'Reno 911!' family.
Could Justin Timberlake be bringing sexy back … to the beach? Rumor has it that Paramount wants the ‘Bad Teacher’ and ‘Friends with Benefits’ star to lead its planned reboot of the ‘Baywatch’ franchise – and we have details about how they would use him.