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Alexandra Daddario was cast as Summer after she beat out Nina Dobrev, Ashley Benson, Alexandra Shipp, Shelley Hennig, Bianca A. Santos and Denyse Tontz who were considered for the role.

In an interview, Priyanka Chopra said that the role of the main antagonist was written for a man, but the director changed the role and the script upon meeting her.

The second film with Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario. The two worked together on San Andreas (2015).

Dwayne Johnson is the tenth professional wrestler to worked on Baywatch and the first wrestler turned actor who didn't appear on the show. Jorge Gonzáles, Jimmy Hart, Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Ric Flair, Leon White, Kevin Sullivan, Shawn Michaels and Torrie Wilson appears as guest stars on Baywatch (1989).

Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra to play the main antagonist (Victoria Leeds) in the movie.

Jessica Simpson was rumored to have been cast as C.J. Parker.

Priyanka Chopra has said that as a young girl growing up in India, she was a huge fan of the original TV series Baywatch (1989).

Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber were rumored to have roles in the film.

Original C.J. Parker actress Pamela Anderson originally didn't want to appear in the film.

Baywatch began filming in Florida at the same beach Lee Hodge worked as a real lifeguard.

Bill Hader was rumored for the role of Mitch Buchanan.

Jeremy Garelick was set to write and direct the film.

Glamour models Keeley Hazell and Kelly Bell were rumored to have auditioned for roles.

Robert Ben Garant was going to write and direct the film.

Jorgie Porter also auditioned for Summer Quinn.

Kelly Brook was rumored to be in contention for CJ Parker at one point, along with Kate Upton and Charlotte McKinney, but Brook later denied the rumor, though Upton and McKinney remained silent. The role later went to Kelly Rohrbach.

The film was shot in Miami, Florida and Savannah, Georgia.

Vine star Logan Paul announced that he is in the film but his scenes were later cut.

In December 2016, Paramount pushed the release date back one week to May 26, 2017, to avoid competition with Alien: Covenant.

Both Dwayne Johnson and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star in a DCEU movie. Abdul-Mateen will be in Aquaman (2018) and Johnson will be in Shazam! (2019).

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