Baywatch is an upcoming American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of the same name. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Priyanka Chopra, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. Principal photography began on February 22, 2016 in Miami, Florida and Savannah, Georgia. The film will be released by Paramount Pictures on May 26, 2017. It is the second film to feature Johnson and Daddario, the first being 2015’s film San Andreas.
- Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, the no-nonsense leader of an elite team of lifeguards.
- Zac Efron as Matt Brody, a disgraced former Olympian turned lifeguard used as a PR opportunity to restore the team brand.
- Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn, a lifeguard and the love interest of Matt.
- Kelly Rohrbach as C.J. Parker
- Priyanka Chopra as Victoria Leeds, the antagonist.
- Jon Bass as Ronnie, a funny, awkward and a skilled disco dancer at the beach, who falls in love with Parker.
- Ilfenesh Hadera as Stephanie Holden, Mitch’s love interest.
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Garner Ellerbee, a cool cop who is constantly reminding Mitch that he has no real authority over the bay.
- Rob Huebel as Captain Thorpe
- Hannibal Buress as a bay community local.
- Belinda Peregrín as Carmen
- Jack Kesy
- Amin Joseph as Frankie
- Logan Paul
- Izabel Goulart