Michael Phelps in Baywatch With The Rock Dwayne Johnson

by SwimSwam 7

May 15th, 2017 Lifestyle

28-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps appears in a commercial promoting the highly anticipated summer popcorn film, Baywatch. In the commercial Dwayne Johnson puts the Olympic icon through tests to make the Baywatch squad.

I had to put the GOAT @MichaelPhelps thru his TOUGHEST TEST EVER. He passed.
Congrats brotha. Welcome to the squad. #BAYWATCH MAY 25th

Dwayne Johnson

The reboot of the famous 1990s television series is billed as an action-comedy, starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrback, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadra, Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff.  Seth Gordon helmed the film, which appears in theaters May 25th.

Efron’s character and storyline has sparked much speculation on the web. According to TheMovieNetwork, sources close to the film say he plays a disgraced Olympic swimmer, a two-time gold medalist, needing to rehab his image after committing a crime.  While this sounds familiar in the aftermath of Rio and the infamous Ryan Lochte gas station incident, Baywatch wrapped production in June, nearly two months before the Olympic Games began in Rio, Brazil.

From Johnson’s Instagram video:



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5 years ago

Let’s all take this moment to remember that Gold Medal Mel Stewart managed to appear in two episodes of Baywatch as Captain Mel Dawson.

Joel Lin
5 years ago

Careful Mike, doing Baywatch is a gateway to becoming a pop music lip synch star touring Germany music halls in spandex sequenced pants.

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5 years ago

Sounds like I need to audition for Baywatch, then.

cynthia curran
Reply to  Joel Lin
5 years ago

Yes, the Germans like the old show.

Reply to  Joel Lin
5 years ago

David hasselboff alone ended the cold war with his flashing lights jacket as he performed near the Berlin wall

Reply to  Joel Lin
5 years ago

That or starting SwimSwam: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003858/

5 years ago

Dwayne The Rock Johnson