The Rock is the ocean’s most powerful force in first look at Baywatch remake

If The Rock is on the sand, does that make it a storm beach?

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If Jumanji wasn’t enough “upcoming franchise reboot starring The Rock” for you, then we have fantastic news – because the very first teaser trailers for the new film version of Baywatch have arrived, and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson is very much front and centre. 

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Whether he’s emerging from the sea like a Bond Girl or tutoring Zack Efron’s neophyte lifeguard, The Rock is watching that Bay like nobody’s business, and it’s great to see.

Sure, other parts of the trailer are a bit weird – Efron’s character jumps off a moving motorcycle to rescue someone, in a move which seems like it would endanger more people than he could save – but no film can be perfect. Life’s a beach that way.

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Baywatch will be released in May 2017