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By Mandela Wells

@MwellsDJ

1/21/16

Baywatch” has cast yet another newcomer for the film, Ilfenesh Hadera.

Hadera previously starred in “Chi Raq” and has been chosen to play the love interest of Dwayne Johnson’s character in the movie. She joins Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, and Kelly Rohrbach. Another hopeful is  Priyanka Chopra, of the hit TV show “Quantico,” who is in talks with producers to round out this cast.

Seth Gordon will be directing while Johnson, Dany Garcia, Beau Flynn and Ivan Reitman produce along side Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz and Greg Bonann.

Damian Shannon and Mark Swift have written the script but plot details are currently unknown. Though, sources say that the studio is taking a comedy route with the film.

While production is expected to begin in the coming months, no release date has yet to be determined.