Swimsuit model Kelly Rorhbach joins Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron in 'Baywatch'

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Sports Illustrated model Kelly Rohrbach is going from bikini to...bikini.

The model-actress has nabbed the plum role of CJ Parker in Baywatch, Paramount's big-screen take on the 1990s television series about California lifeguards that star Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.

Seth Gordon is directing the feature, which is swimming towards a shoot with Alexandra Daddario also in the crew.

CJ Parker, one of the lifeguards on the team, was a longstanding character on the original show and played by Pamela Anderson, who vaulted to international fame playing her.

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1993.Marina Del Rey. David Hasselhof Of Baywatch (Photo By Paul Harris/Getty Images)
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Canadian actress Pamela Anderson on 'Baywatch', circa 1990. (Photo by Kypros/Getty Images)
Yasmine Bleeth during Jason Simmons and Yasmine Bleeth in the pool - Baywatch at London Hotel in London, Great Britain. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)
September 1993. San Diego, California. Jeremy Jackson And David Charvet Both From 'Baywatch'. (Photo By Brad Elterman/Getty Images)
September 1993. San Diego, California. Jeremy Jackson From 'Baywatch'. (Photo By Brad Elterman/Getty Images)
September 1993. San Diego, California. Jeremy Jackson From 'Baywatch' And Models. (Photo By Brad Elterman/Getty Images)
Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, David Hasselhoff, David Charvet, Alexandra Paul, Jeremy Jackson, Jaason Simmons, and Gregory Alan Williams (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
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January 1995. David Hasselhoff And Rebekah Carlton Luff In The New Series Of Baywatch. (Photo By Getty Images)
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4/25/95 VENICE BEACH, CALIF DAVID HASSELHOFF DISGUISED AS A CLOWN AS PART OF HIS NEW SHOW BAYWATCH NITES. HE IS PHOTOGRAPHED WITH HIS WIFE PAM AND THEIR CHILDREN TAYLOR ANN AND HAYLEY AMBER PHOTOGRAPH AYLOTT/HINTON ONLINE USA
8/8/95 MALIBU, CA JASON SIMMONDS ON THE SET OF BAYWATCH
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SEPT 8TH 85 MALIBU, CALIF SPECIAL GUEST HULK HOGAN DURING THE FILMING OF BAYWATCH
SEPT 8TH 85 MALIBU, CALIF BAYWATCH FILMING THE BAY WATCH BABES SAVE WRESTLER HULK HOGAN FROM DROWNING
SEPT 8TH 85 MALIBU, CALIF BAYWATCH FILMING THE BAY WATCH BABES SAVE WRESTLER HULK HOGAN FROM DROWNING
SEPT 8TH 85 MALIBU, CALIF BAYWATCH FILMING THE BAY WATCH BABES SAVE WRESTLER HULK HOGAN FROM DROWNING
SEPT 12TH 95 HOLLYWOOD CALIF PAMELA ANDERSON SHOOTING BAYWATCH. SHE WEARS HER WINTER UGH BOOTS ON THE HOT BEACH
Sept 15Th 95 Venice Beach, Calif An Alligator Attacks The Beaches Patrolled By The Life Guards Of Baywatch. Set Pictures With David Hasselhoff And Geena Lee Nolin. (Photo By James Aylott/Getty Images)
Sept 15Th 95 Venice Beach, Calif David Hasselhoff The Star Of Baywatch (Photo By James Aylott/Getty Images)
Sept 15Th 95 Venice Beach, Calif David Hasselhoff The Star Of Baywatch After Filming An Alligator Attack Scenen (Photo By James Aylott/Getty Images)
9/28/95 Malibu, Ca Baywatch Filming David Chokachi Is Pamela Andersons New Love In The Up-Coming Series Of Baywatch. (Photo By James Aylott/Getty Images)
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Paramount's movie centers on a by-the-book and very serious lifeguard (Johnson) who is forced to team up with a young rule-flouting hothead (Efron) in order to save their beach from environmental destruction at the hands of an oil tycoon. Damian Shannonand Mark Swift wrote the most recent draft.

Beau Flynn and Ivan Reitman are producing. Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions will also produce in some capacity.

WME-repped Rohrbach has appeared on a handful of television show such as Rizzoli & Isles and is due to appear in Woody Allen's upcoming untitled movie with Kristen Stewart and Steve Carell.

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