24 Reasons Why Zac Efron And Dwayne Johnson Are Perfect For The New 'Baywatch' Movie

Because abs.

  • That signature red swimsuit, dramatic slo-mo running on the beach, and those orange floaty things...

    • It can only be the legendary 'Baywatch.'

    • The iconic 90's TV show featuring The Hoff as the head lifeguard of the elite Baywatch squad, pulled in over 1 billion viewers worldwide during its peak. And now it's back with a fresh makeover.

      Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) is the leader of the Baywatch lifeguards. He clashes with new recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron), a washed-up pro athlete brought in as the new face of the organisation. However, when a dead body is recovered from the ocean, the two must put aside their personal differences and work with their team to stop a criminal mastermind's drug trafficking operation.

      The reboot of the classic has been tipped to be the blockbuster of the summer. Check out the trailer now:

  • We're super excited for the release of Baywatch and think Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson are the perfect fit for the film. Here's why:

  • 1. Zac looks super good in a swim suit

  • 2. Like... really good

  • 3. He’s totally rockin’ new Baywatch board shorts…

  • 4. And as for Dwayne Johnson?

  • 5. That smile...

  • 6. That charm...

  • 7. That body...

  • 8. Dwayne has got to be the BEST choice ever to take up the role of Mitch Buchannon, the leader of the elite 'Baywatch' lifeguards

  • 9. Who wouldn't wanna be saved by these two?

  • 10. Only Zac could pull off this look

  • 11. Hopefully his role in 'Baywatch' will win him another award for 'Best Shirtless Performance' at the MTV Movie Awards

  • 12. So we can have an encore of this

  • 13. Ok to be fair, Zac is a really talented actor...

    • I totally believe in his grilling capabilities.

  • 14. They've both perfected the slo-mo Baywatch run

    • The original meme before the Internet even existed! C'mon, admit it, you've totally done the slo-mo Baywatch run before :D

  • 15. Plus, Dwayne looks hella good next to the gorgeous Priyanka Chopra, who plays the evil villain in 'Baywatch'

  • 16. Hold up. Can we take a short break from the men to appreciate the kickass women who protect the bay?

  • 17. Now back to regular programming

  • 18. Seriously

  • 19. He looks good from behind too :)

    • But for real, Zac Efron is an amazing actor who's way more than just a pretty face (and fantastic body). He's come a long way from his teen musical boppin' days, and has great comedic timing so get ready to laugh your butt off!

  • 20. Dwayne was made to be one with the sea

  • 21. He's a natural in water

  • 22. He makes us smile

  • 23. He makes us laugh

  • 24. And he's got action sequences down pat

    • Dwayne Johnson always puts 100% into his movie roles and it shows! You know you're in for an enjoyable ride when he's at the helm ;)

  • Best. Lifeguards. Ever.

  • Catch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and the rest of the sexy cast of 'Baywatch' in cinemas on 1 June

  • Who do you think is the sexiest cast member in 'Baywatch'? Let us know in the comments below!

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