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David Hasselhoff officially joins the cast of the Baywatch movie

April 15th, 2016 by Dave Bowling Comments

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Ladies and gentlemen, The Hoff has returned.

Yep, just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, the king of the chest wig is officially appearing in the big-screen outing of Baywatch. Hasselhoff, who played lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the original TV show, has been confirmed as being in the movie by lead star Dwayne Johnson. The former Rock has confirmed this in a video he posted to Facebook.

He’s since been seen on set:

Da Hoff on Da Beach

Cast & crew

Let's save some lives! And pose for some publicity shots, either/or.

No word as to whether the utterly bizarre spin-off Baywatch Nights, which was part PI show, part X-Files rip-off, will be referenced, but we live in hope…

Baywatch is scheduled for release on 19 May 2017.

Source: Coming Soon

Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...