Hannibal Buress Will Make Waves With Dwayne Johnson And Zac Efron In “Baywatch”



is the latest actor to make a splash in the cast of BAYWATCH. The stand-up comedian joins and in Paramount Pictures‘s movie adaptation of the popular ’90s television show about the lifeguards and their slo-mo running adventures.

Once final negotiations are made, Buress will play a local in the bay community. In addition to Johnson and Efron, the cast includes , , Ilfenesh Hadera, and .

Directed by , the story follows a group of lifeguards who have to team up with a former Olympian to save the day. The most recent draft of the script was written by and . Johnson will produce with , , and . , , , , and will all serve as executive . Filming is slated to start on February 22.

Buress was the host of Why? With on Comedy Central and has appeared on Broad City. His movie credits include Neighbors and Daddy’s Home. His voice can be heard in the upcoming animated features The Secret Lives of Pets and The Angry Birds Movie. Later this year, he can be seen in James Franco’s The Disaster Artist.

He is repped by .


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