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Zac Efron To Take His Shirt Off For Another Film

8/10/2015 3:21pm EDT
Zac Efron In Talks To Join Dwayne Johnson In 'Baywatch' Movie
Former "High School Musical" star Zac Efron is in talks to star in the upcoming "Baywatch" film opposite Dwayne Johnson. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has spent years in development, but now that director Seth Gordon is on board, casting is finally moving forward.

The film will center on a serious lifeguard (Johnson), who is forced to pair up with a rule breaker (Efron) to battle an oil tycoon intent on wreaking destruction on their beach.

Production on the project is projected to begin in February 2016.

The TV series ran from 1989 to 2001 and starred David Hasselhoff ...

Jimmy Kimmel Shows Off 14-Foot Statue Of David Hasselhoff Set To Go Under The Hammer

4/4/2014 4:00pm EDT
David Hasselhoff statue
David Hasselhoff is auctioning some of his stuff off to benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation, including a 14-foot long statue of himself dressed in his "Baywatch" costume that was used in the SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.

The statue will be auctioned off, along with several of the Hoff's other items, like the replica of his car "KITT" from the "Knight Rider" TV series, his Harley Davidson motorcycle and a "Baywatch" lifeguard jacket, to benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation next weekend.

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel was able to borrow the statue for his Jimmy Kimmel ...

Matt Lauer Dons Famous 'Baywatch' Swimsuit For 'Today' Halloween Event - See More Pics!

10/31/2013 5:00pm EDT
The Today Show
Carrying on their annual Halloween tradition, the members of "The Today Show" morning team donned various costumes during the a.m. broadcast.

Matt Lauer made a particularly entertaining entrance as Pamela Anderson from "Baywatch." He donned the show's signature red swimsuit complete with fake breasts and a platinum blonde wig. He even jumped around in slow motion for the crowd.

Lauer's co-anchors shared the television show theme by dressing up as iconic characters from programs including "The A Team," "The Flintstones" and "Laverne & Shirley."

Check out more "Today" costumes...


Bill Hader 'Not Attached' To 'Baywatch' Movie

1/23/2013 11:24am EST
Bill Hader
A representative for Bill Hader has dismissed reports the actor has signed up to star in a movie adaptation of hit TV show Baywatch.

The Superbad star was said to have landed the lead role in an upcoming reboot of the series, which starred David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, but his spokesperson has moved swiftly to shoot down the rumors.

His rep has branded the speculation "completely incorrect" and tells that Hader is "not attached" to the project.

Hasselhoff revealed last year that he plans to play himself in the film instead of revisiting his role as lifeguard Mitc...

David Hasselhoff To Play Himself In 'Baywatch' Film

7/16/2012 7:59am EDT
David Hasselhoff
Actor, singer, producer and businessman David Hasselhoff has scrapped plans for a starring role in the big screen version of the TV hit, and will have a cameo playing himself instead.

The Baywatch star has frequently told of his yearning to revive the 1990s show for cinema audiences and last year, he revealed he was bidding for the rights to the script and would play a "father figure" in the film.

Now, he has confirmed the Baywatch movie is in the pipeline - but he will be playing himself instead of revisiting his role as lifeguard Mitch Buchannon.

He tells British newspaper the Daily...

A Sequined Carmen Electra Celebrates Her 40th Birthday In Vegas

5/6/2012 2:00pm EDT
Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra partied at the Crazy Horse III And Posh Boutique Nightclub to celebrate her birthday in Las Vegas over the weekend. She wore a short, green sequined dress that showed off her still very sexy legs.

Believe it or not, Carmen turned 40 on April 20.

Carmen, who is known for her role in TV's "Baywatch," has also appeared in the films "Scary Movie," "Meet The Spartans" and "Bedtime Stories." She recently starred in the direct to DVD film "2-Headed Shark Attack" about several survivors who escape to a deserted atoll after a Semester at Sea ship is sunk by a mutated two-headed sha...

David Hasselhoff Quits TV Show Down Under

4/26/2012 10:32am EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff has shocked fans Down Under by quitting the Australian version of Celebrity Apprentice to fly back to the U.S. to deal with a "personal commitment."

The former Baywatch star enrolled as a contestant on the latest series of the popular reality TV show, but he walked away from the contest this week midway through the season.

Hasselhoff revealed the news in the third episode of the show, telling fellow contestants, "I have to leave. It's not business related, it is a personal commitment that I made to my family and it involves honor... it only came up last night."

He add...

Pamela Anderson Heads To Germany To Promote Ban On Seal Fur

4/20/2012 3:43pm EDT
Pamela Anderson
Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson jetted off to Berlin, Germany on Friday to hand deliver a petition begging the country's Minister of Economics to use his power to uphold the European Union's ban on killing seals for their fur.

The former Baywatch beauty paid a visit to the Ministry of Economics on behalf of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in a bid to meet Philipp Rosler and persuade him to fight an attempt by officials from the World Trade Organization to re-introduce the seal skin trade to the continent.

However, Rosler was not present and Ande...

Pamela Anderson Sued By Former Lawyers

2/16/2012 12:31pm EST
Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson is facing a new lawsuit - from her own legal team.

The former Baywatch bombshell is being sued by law firm Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro over an unpaid bill.

The suit was filed at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday and claims Anderson owes the company more than $66,134 in fees plus interest.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the petition claims the firm's lawyers engaged in transaction work for the model/actress in 2011.

Last year, she was sued by a Las Vegas realtor for $22.5 million for allegedly failing to honor an agreement to help him pro...

Pamela Anderson Auctioning Off Her Car For Haiti

1/13/2012 8:51am EST
Pamela Anderson
Actress Pamela Anderson has offered up her luxury car for auction to raise funds for ongoing relief efforts in Haiti.

To mark Thursday's two-year anniversary since a 2010 quake rocked the nation, the Baywatch star is handing over the keys to her Range Rover to the highest bidder.

She has listed the vehicle on with a starting price of $30,000 and has told fans on her page: "Auctioning off my Range Rover for Haiti! Buy me now!"

The listing states: "Pamela has not forgotten Haiti & plans on giving the money from the sale of her Rover to charity!! Pam has since upgrad...

Pamela Anderson Celebrates Russia's Ban On Canadian Seal Fur

12/20/2011 3:10pm EST
Pamela Anderson
Actress and animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson is celebrating after Russian officials bowed to international pressure to ban the import of seal fur from the star's native Canada.

The former Baywatch beauty has been a leading voice in the battle to stop the slaying of baby harp seals for their furs, and she has been writing letters to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urging the politician to take action and follow authorities in the US and Europe to outlaw the import of Canadian seal pelts.

And Anderson's work with activists from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...

David Hasselhoff Bids For 'Baywatch' Movie Rights

12/12/2011 11:31am EST
David Hasselhoff
Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff is trying to purchase the rights to a movie of the TV hit - and he wants to make it a beach-based version of Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid.

Fans of the classic '90s show, which launched the acting career of Pamela Anderson, have long hoped to see their favorite characters on the big-screen, but the rumored project has never materialized.

Now Hasselhoff, who played lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, is vying for the rights to the film, and he wants to base it on Paul Newman and Robert Redford's 1969 cowboy classic - starring himself as a mentor to a you...

Jeremy Jackson To Tie The Knot

11/16/2011 2:16pm EST
Jeremy Jackson
Former Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson is engaged to wed his girlfriend of nine years.

The actor, 31, proposed to Loni Willison during a romantic dinner in Los Angeles on Halloween.

He tells Star magazine, "Loni's always hated Halloween, so I thought I'd change her perspective on it for the rest of her life. We had a private room with candles everywhere. I had a violinist play Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? She teared up and said yes."

"I was the most amazing day of my life."

Jackson's proposal took place just months after he kicked his addiction to steroids following a stint on re...

Backstage At The Nokia For The Emmy's HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge

9/19/2011 9:17pm EDT
Christina Hendricks
Awards shows always have some of the best perks in the biz and swag was definitely not lacking for the Emmy's this year at The HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge backstage at the Nokia Theatre!

Moments before winning the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor, "Modern Family’s" Ty Burrell was backstage enjoying the HP TouchSmart Gift Lounge where he was overheard telling a friend that his wife is the one who should be honored for her supporting role, saying “I’ve been unemployed most of my life, so its great to be working.”

Ty wasn’t the only star feeling the support of his loved ones at this year’s Emmy...

David Hasselhoff Heartbroken Over Welsh Mining Tragedy

9/18/2011 2:00pm EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff has reached out to the families of the men who were killed in a mining disaster in Wales this week.

Four miners died when the shaft they were working in flooded and emergency crews were unable to free them from the Gleision Colliery in Pontardawe.

Now Baywatch star Hasselhoff, whose model girlfriend Hayley Roberts is from Wales, has expressed his remorse for the lives lost.

In posts on his page, he writes, "Please take a moment... so all of our prayers can be focused today for the families of the lost miners, they are loved. Our prayers are with them."


Crazed Fan Hid In Pam Anderson's House, Put On 'Baywatch' Swimsuit & Slashed Wrists

9/13/2011 3:00pm EDT
Pam Anderson
Pamela Anderson was forced to call cops when a crazed fan broke into her house and hid in a guest room for days.

The "Baywatch" beauty became convinced she was going insane when she noticed bread missing from her kitchen and items of clothing vanished from her closet.

But after several days she discovered a female intruder hiding in her home - and the woman shocked the actress by slashing her wrists when police arrived to arrest her.

Anderson tells Britain's OK! magazine, "One (fan) snuck into my house, sliced their wrists and...ate all my bread. It's terrible but I'm serious! When the p...

'Baywatch' Star Nicole Eggert Has Baby Girl

8/21/2011 11:08am EDT
Nicole Eggert
Actress Nicole Eggert has become a mother-of-two after giving birth to a baby girl.

The former Baywatch star welcomed the new addition to her family late last month, her representative confirms to Us Weekly.

Writing on her personal page after the birth, she gushes, "So much love in my life. So blessed. This precious AND she lets me sleep?!"

Eggert has yet to reveal the identity of the tot's father. The baby is a little sister for Eggert's 12-year-old daughter Dilyn, from a previous relationship.

'Baywatch' Star Jeremy Jackson Wants To Join Chippendales Adults-Only Revue

8/5/2011 9:26am EDT
Jeremy Jackson
Former "Baywatch" child star Jeremy Jackson is set to bare all for cash as a member of The Chippendales dance troupe in Las Vegas.

The actor, who played David Hasselhoff's son on the cult beach show, is in talks with Chippendales bosses about a longtime role in the saucy, adults-only revue.

Jackson's representative tells that the actor is hoping to replace 98 Degrees singer Jeff Timmons, who briefly appeared as a Chippendale in the show.

If it all works out, it will be Jackson's first job since appearing on reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab," during which he battled an addiction t...

Pamela Anderson To Star In Britain's Celebrity Big Brother?

8/2/2011 1:30pm EDT
Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson is reportedly set to star in the re-launched U.K. version of Celebrity Big Brother.

The former Baywatch bombshell is said to have been recruited to join the newest series of the reality show, which is undergoing a makeover after switching TV networks in Britain.

Anderson tells Britain's Daily Star, "I am very excited about the show. I will just be myself and have fun with the contestants in the house."

The actress is no stranger to the hugely successful franchise - she has previously appeared on both the Australian and Indian versions.

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson ...

Pamela Anderson Celebrates Her Birthday At Chateau Nightclub In Las Vegas

7/31/2011 9:10pm EDT
Pamela Anderson
International superstar, Pamela Anderson, celebrated her birthday at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas in an over-the-top bash hosted by real estate entrepreneur and professional gambler, Don Johnson.

Arriving at the luxurious nightlife destination around midnight, the former Baywatch beauty showed off her famous assets in a sheer white, lingerie-inspired corset dress and strappy silver heels. Walking the red carpet alongside Johnson, Anderson posed for adoring fans and photographers who gathered to snap photos of the Canadian-born actress.

With more than 40 friends in tow, A...

Pamela Anderson Urges Danish Queen To Go Fur Free

7/28/2011 11:13am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Animal-loving Pamela Anderson has pleaded with the Danish queen to stop wearing fur.

The former Baywatch beauty, who is a well known animal activist, penned a letter to Queen Margrethe II urging her to follow in the footsteps of stately figures including Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy by axing fur from her wardrobe.

The note was penned by the star on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Anderson writes, "During my visit (to Denmark), I learned that the royal family gets its fur from a 'trusted source'. May I ask, who is the supplier? Undercover investi...

David Hasselhoff's Girlfriend Mystified By 'Baywatch'

7/17/2011 4:00pm EDT
David Hasselhoff and Hayley Roberts
David Hasselhoff knew he'd found his ideal woman when his new girlfriend revealed she was clueless about his infamous Baywatch character.

The actor began dating Welsh model Hayley Roberts earlier this year after meeting her during the audition stages of reality show Britain's Got Talent.

Now Hasselhoff has opened up about the blossoming romance and revealed he fell for the 31 year old when she asked him who he played on his most famous show, because she had no knowledge of his career.

He tells British talk show host Alan Carr, "I asked her to dinner and she asked me an amazing question.....

Pamela Anderson's Attorney Slams Real Estate Developer's Claims

6/30/2011 8:19am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson's representative has hit back at a real estate entrepreneur after he countersued over a Las Vegas condo deal.

The former Baywatch star filed legal papers in February claiming she made the deal in 2006 with Laurence Hallier to promote his Las Vegas Panorama Towers development in return for one of the properties for free. She also claimed Hallier agreed to hand her $1 million in cash if the apartment wasn't built in time.

Earlier this week Hallier countersued over Anderson's alleged lack of promotion for the properties, insisting her failure to do so cost him $22.5 million...

Pamela Anderson Countersued By Ex-Boyfriend Over Vegas Property

6/28/2011 8:44am EDT
Pamela Anderson
Actress Pamela Anderson has been countersued by an ex-boyfriend after she accused him of failing to honor his pledge to build her a Las Vegas condo.

The former Baywatch star filed legal papers in February claiming she made the deal in 2006 with her former partner, real estate entrepreneur Laurence Hallier, while they were still in a relationship.

In the lawsuit, Anderson alleges she agreed to promote his Las Vegas Panorama Towers development in return for one of the properties for free, while Hallier is said to have agreed to hand her $1 million in cash if the apartment wasn't built in ...

'Baywatch' Star Jeremy Jackson Blames Steroids For Wrecking His Hollywood Dreams

6/15/2011 9:28pm EDT
Jeremy Jackson
Former child star Jeremy Jackson has opened up about the steroid abuse that forced him into rehab, revealing he was taking drugs farmers give to cattle pre-slaughter just to build up his body.

The actor, who played David Hasselhoff's son on Baywatch, has battled substance abuse issues in the past but he never thought he would become addicted to performance-enhancement drugs.

Rattling off a shopping list of dangerous drugs he took to help him become a beefcake in the gym, Jackson tells Access Hollywood Live he started working out to get into shape for TV and movie roles, but he became so o...

Cast Of 'Celebrity Rehab' Season 5 Announced

6/8/2011 8:15am EDT
Celebrity Rehab
Blade Runner actress Sean Young, Lindsay Lohan's father Michael and former Guns N' Roses rocker Steven Adler are among the stars checking into the next series of Celebrity Rehab.

Joining the trio on the reality TV show, hosted by celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky, will be The Crow star Bai Ling and Baywatch bad boy Jeremy Jackson as well as Amy Fisher.

Lohan recently made headlines when he announced he would open his own rehabilitation center, while Young has struggled with alcohol abuse issues in the past. Adler follows his pal Mike Starr who appeared on Celebrity Rehab last year . Th...

David Hasselhoff Claims To Have Special Healing Powers

5/25/2011 9:00am EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff is convinced he has special healing powers after a motivational message he recorded for a sick young boy helped the youngster come out of a coma.

The Baywatch star is adamant he has saved thousands of lives through positive thinking and recalls one time he spoke in the voice of his Knight Rider character Michael Knight in a bid to help an ill child.

He tells Britain's BBC Radio Five Live, "The upside of being in showbiz is being able to hold the hand of a kid who is dying, you know. I did a tape for a kid saying, 'Hey buddy, it's Michael Knight, Michael Knight, come on,...

David Hasselhoff Joins Cast Of 'Piranha 3DD'

5/11/2011 9:41pm EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff is heading back to the water as the latest castmate for the Piranha 3D sequel.

The former Baywatch star will join Ving Rhames, Christopher Lloyd, Gary Busey and Danielle Panabaker in Piranha 3DD, but instead of the Malibu coastline in California, where he led the most famous TV lifeguards, he'll be hitting the deep end of a water park.

Piranha 3DD will splash into cinemas later this year.

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David Hasselhoff: 'I Switched Places With Another David Hasselhoff'

5/10/2011 1:49pm EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff has confirmed he is heading back to acting after an extended stint in reality TV with plans to star in a new detective show and a film project.

The Baywatch star has turned his attentions to light entertainment shows in recent years, with failed family fly-on-the-wall series The Hasselhoffs, which was cancelled after two episodes, an appearance on Dancing with the Stars last year and judging roles on Simon Cowell's America's Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent.

He has briefly returned to his acting roots with a small guest appearance in the rebooted Knight Rider TV movi...

David Hasselhoff Delighted He Accepted 'Spongebob' Cameo

5/9/2011 8:31am EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff is grateful his daughters convinced him to accept a role in The Spongebob Squarepants Movie because the cameo introduced him to a younger fan base.

The Baywatch star's girls Taylor-Ann and Hayley urged their famous dad to appear as himself in the 2004 animated film, and Hasselhoff admits the project gained him new fans.

He tells Britain's OK! TV, "I got an offer to do a cameo in the SpongeBob movie and I turned to my girls, who were like 16 and 14, and I said, 'Who's SpongeBob?' and they said, 'Oh my God, Dad, it's the number one cartoon in the world, you gotta do it.' ...