News Bits: Baywatch, Sunny, Fortress, Preacher

Alexandra Daddario has posted a new photo from the set of “Baywatch,” this time of her with her female co-stars Kelly Rohrbach and Ilfenesh Hadera in their full costumes.

Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Hannibal Buress and David Hasselhoff also star in this big-screen take on the television series which Seth Gordon is helming and which hits cinemas on May 19th 2017. [Source: Twitter]

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
FXX has announced that they have renewed their sitcom “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” for two additional seasons – a thirteenth and fourteenth – which would take it through 2019.

That would tie it with “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” as the longest-running live-action comedy series in TV history. The recently concluded 11th season ranked as the top scripted comedy on basic and premium cable among the adults 18-49 demo. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Fortress
Universal is in final negotiations to pick up the horror pitch “The Fortress” which “Goodnight Mommy” filmmakers Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz will write and direct.

The story centers on a group of refugees hidden aboard a container ship who discover their passage to safety is not what it seems. Michael De Luca is attached to produce. [Source: Heat Vision]

AMC has released a new teaser video from the upcoming highly-anticipated TV series adaptation of the “Preacher” comics. The series is set to debut on May 22nd and stars Dominic Cooper as a West Texas preacher inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. He teams with his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip and an Irish vagabond named Cassidy to find God.