Comedian Hannibal Buress (“Broad City,” “The Secret Life of Pets”) is in final negotiations to join Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in the “Baywatch” film at Paramount Pictures.
This film version of the 1990s television series about California lifeguards is expected to take on a more comedic tone. The story centers on the leader of an elite group of lifeguards (Johnson) who is forced to team up with a young hotshot former Olympian (Efron) in order to save the beloved bay.
Seth Gordon will direct the fil which also stars Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra and Kelly Rohrbach. Buress will play one of the locals in the bay community and filming begins February 22nd.