Alexandra Daddario cast as female lead in Baywatch movie

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 November 2015
Alexandra Daddario

Alexandra Daddario

Hollywood beauty Alexandra Daddario has been cast as the female lead in the 'Baywatch' movie

Alexandra Daddario has been cast in the 'Baywatch' movie.

The 29-year-old beauty is to appear in the role of Summer Quin alongside her 'San Andreas' co-star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in the eagerly movie based on the popular TV series.

Johnson confirmed the news on his Instagram account, writing: "IT'S OFFICIAL: Want to welcome the talented and gorgeous @alexannadaddario to the cast of #BAYWATCH for the role of 'Summer'. Alex is a one of kind woman (I know from experience) and can't wait for you guys to see her own the role.

"The female roles of #BAYWATCH have become extremely hot properties around Hollywood and as promised, the quality women we'll cast are stepping into these roles to have fun and make them iconic for the world to enjoy.

"The #BaywatchFamily so far consists of a tatted up bald guy named Rock, the cool, yet extremely unattractive Zac Efron, the talented and gorgeous Alexandra Daddario...and some big casting announcements coming soon. And juuuuust wait til you guys see who we cast for the iconic role of 'CJ Parker'... (sic)"

Alexandra is rumoured to have seen off competition from the likes of Nina Dobrev, Ashley Benson, Alexandra Shipp, Shelly Hennig, Bianca Santos and Denyse Tontz to secure the coveted role.


  • 2 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 56min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Seth Gordon
  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Ilfenesh Hadera
  • UK release: 29 May 2017

Mitch (Johnson) is a devoted life-saver who reluctantly recruits Matt (Efron), a disgraced champion who’s only doing it as a kind of community service. Plenty of good jokes, but minor characters almost drowning doesn’t make for good cinema, and the relentless formulaism makes it long outstay its welcome.

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