Chopra won't necessarily be filling a swimsuit in quite the same way as her potential co-stars, however – the role she is up for is that of the story's villain. Whether she gets to do it is currently dependent on figuring out some Quantico scheduling conflicts.
The film finds Johnson inheriting the role of lifeguard Mitch Glazer from David Hasselhoff, with Daddario as Summer Quinn, originally played by Nicole Eggert, Rohrbach is in Pamela Anderson's role as C.J. Parker, while Efron plays an unspecified hotheaded young guard who must help his colleagues take on an oil tycoon's plans that include beach threatening environmental chaos.
Pre-production has been officially underway since November, and Baywatch is expected to start running down beaches in slow motion soon, for a release next year.