Los Angeles: Actor David Hasselhoff, with the help of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has announced that he's going to feature in the "Baywatch" movie.
David Hasselhoff. File pic
Johnson took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a clip of their video call, reports aceshowbiz.com.
"Pleasure to officially welcome the original 'Baywatch' gangsta himself David Hasselhoff to our movie!" Johnson captioned his Instagram post.
"I WAS BORN READY!" Pleasure to officially welcome the original #BAYWATCH gangsta himself David Hasselhoff to our movie! #BAYWATCH is the most successful TV show of all time and from the day we announced we were turning it into a movie, "The Hoff" has been our greatest supporter. Especially once he knew our RATED R movie was going to be a combination of AVENGERS meets ANCHORMAN....ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¾Hoff's a cool dude who's down to have fun and here's the best part.. He's been training his ass off and gotten in the best shape he's been in in years! (cue slo-mo running and glistening chest hair.. wait, why the f*ck am I even thinking about Hoff's chest hair!?) World get ready.. #RockAndHoff #ThereAintNoBay #WithoutTheHoff ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¯ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¾
In the clip, the wrestler-turned-actor asked Hasselhoff: "I don't know if the world is ready for both of us. Are you ready?"
Hasselhoff responded: "C'mon man, Rocking the Hoff, I was born ready!"
"'Baywatch' is the most successful TV show of all time and from the day we announced we were turning it into a movie, 'The Hoff' (Hasselhoff) has been our greatest supporter," Johnson added in the caption.
However, it is not yet known about Hasselhoff's role in the film.
Filming is currently underway in Boca Raton, Florida. Besides Johnson, the film stars Priyanka Chopra, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Ilfenesh Hadera.
"Baywatch" is set for a May 19, 2017 release in the US.