Percy Jackson star Alexandra Daddario is set to appear as one of the main protagonists, Roberta “Summer” Queen, in the big screen remake of legendary television show Baywatch. The movie is will hit cinemas in May 2017 and now you can have a little taste of what’s to come as the cast jetted off to Mexico for a special Baywatch-themed photoshoot for GQ magazine.
The film adaptation is going to star Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Priyanka Chopra, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson.
Daddario is going to play Roberta “Summer” Queen. She was portrayed by Nicole Eggert in the original series.
Although the show was an action-drama, the film is set to be an action comedy written and directed by The Hangover scriptwriter Jeremy Garelick.
Daddario with professional wrestler, actor and writer Dwayne Johnson.
Johnson, is also known by his ring moniker The Rock. He was reportedly was the world’s highest-paid actor for 2016.
Johnson is going to portray Mitch Buchannon, the overzealous lifeguard team leader originally played by David Hasselhoff.
Originally canceled after its first season, Baywatch became one of the most-watched television programs in the world. It ran between 1989 and 1999.
Daddario with Priyanka Chopra who will play the antagonist Victoria Leeds.
Kelly Rohrbach will play C.J. Parker, who was originally portrayed by Pamela Anderson.
Anderson and Hasselhoff are the two actors most commonly associated with Baywatch and both will make an appearance in the film.
New York City-born Alexandra Daddario is remembered as Blake Gaines from San Andreas.
The 31-year-old also starred in Texas Chainsaw 3D and Hall Pass.
Fans of television shows will probably remember her guest starring appearances in crime dramas True Detective and White Collar, as well as in cult comedy It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.