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Baywatch gets a new cast member & a release date

Ilfenesh Hadera has been cast in Paramount Pictures’ “Baywatch” movie, which will be released on May 19, 2017.

According to star Dwayne Johnson’s Instagram post, Hadera will play Stef, the love interest of his character.

Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario and Kelly Rohrbach co-star in the film version of the ’90s TV show, with Seth Gordon (“Horrible Bosses”) directing.


EXCLUSIVE: Casting my #BAYWATCH love interest wasn’t easy (extremely tough job but hey I’m one of the producers;) but we finally found her. For our coveted role of “STEF”, she had to be a lot of things: Strong, intelligent, formidable, beautiful and funny. Want to welcome the talented @ilfenator Ilfenesh Hadera to our #BAYWATCH family. She’s a 5’11 walkin’ smokestack with legs for days. Smart and tougher than new rope.. just the way we like ’em. And seeing as she’s playing my love interest – my strong calloused hands are the ONLY HANDS allowed to rub suntan oil on her soft supple skin. You hear that Efron? Step out of line Zac and she’ll knock your unattractive candy ass into next week. Mine too?. Our dope cast is coming together nicely with a few more big announcements/cool surprises along the way. Let’s have some rated R fun.. We are the keepers of “The Bay”. We are… #BAYWATCH. #SandSquadUpInThisBitch ???????

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