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

Because abs.

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

It can only be the legendary 'Baywatch.'

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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

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2. Like... really good

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

4. And as for Dwayne Johnson?

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5. That smile...

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6. That charm...

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7. That body...

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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

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The character was of course played by the legendary David Hasselhoff in the original TV series!

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

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10. Only Zac could pull off this look

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

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He won back in 2015 ;)

12. So we can have an encore of this

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

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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'

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

Meet your new Baywatch Babes: Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn; Kelly Rohrbach as C.J. Parker; and Ilfenesh Hadera as Stephanie Holden.

17. Now back to regular programming

18. Seriously

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19. He looks good from behind too :)

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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

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21. He's a natural in water

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22. He makes us smile

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23. He makes us laugh

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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.

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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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