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Kelly Rohrbach joins Baywatch movie as CJ Parker

Kelly Rohrbach

Story by Jack Foley

SWIMSUIT Illustrated model Kelly Rohrbach has joined the cast of the new Baytwatch movie as CJ Parker.

The model-turned-actress will slip into the red swimsuit once worn by Pamela Anderson.

The casting news was revealed by the film’s leading man, Dwayne Johnson, via Instagram.

He wrote: “A pleasure welcoming @kellyrohrbach to our #BAYWATCH family for the iconic role of ‘CJ Parker’. Yes, she’s a walking smoke stack but more importantly… she’s smart, tough and funny. Just the way we like ‘em.”

He continued: “Get ready world, we can’t wait to bring you our generation’s #Baywatch! You’ll have fun…”

As if to underline Johnson’s own excitement, he has even posted a video clip of Rohrbach running in slow motion, adding: “For our #Baywatch and the iconic role of ‘CJ Parker’ I had to make sure @kellyrohrbach was ridiculously sexy running in SLO-MO….”

For anyone not familiar with Rohrbach, the young model is a regular in Sports Illustrated and has also appeared on television in episodes of Two and a Half Men and The PET Files (pictured).

On the big screen, she will also appear in the upcoming (and as yet untitled) Woody Allen film alongside Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell and Jesse Eisenberg.

The Baywatch reboot is being directed by Seth Gordon and co-stars Zac Effron and Alexandra Daddario.

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