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The Rock joins Baywatch

Looks as if the Baywatch big screen adaption has just gained its first major star. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting The Rock has signed on to be the lead man in Paramount Pictures film.

Baywatch was an action drama set on the beaches of Los Angeles that ran from 1989 till 1999. The new film adoption is set to be directed by the team that brought us We’re The Millers, Sean Anders and John Morris, while the script has been originally penned by Jeremy Garlicky and Peter Tolan. Word is that n the original script, parts were written for both Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff. Though there is no telling what version of the script will be used when the time comes.

The Rock was most recently scene in this years Hercules, and will next be seen reprising his role as Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious Franchise next summer. While both Anders and Morris are gearing up for the release of their next project Horrible Bosses 2