July 22, 2017  

Bill Hader NOT Involved in New 'Baywatch' Movie

January 23, 2013 (2:25 am) GMT
Contrary to swirling report that Hader would take over David Hasselhoff's role in the film, the 'Superbad' actor's rep claims that the rumor 'wasn't true.'
Bill Hader

will not take over 's iconic character in the planned "" movie, so his rep confirms. Speaking to Collider, the representative claims that earlier story about Hader's casting in the beach lifegurad movie "wasn't true" and that "the script isn't even finished yet."

Earlier on Tuesday, January 22, The Wrap reported that Hader would star in the big screen take on the hit 1990s TV show, taking over Hasselhoff's role as the leader of the lifeguard team. Director Robert Ben Garant broke the news to the site, but stressed that Hader's deal hadn't been sealed yet.

Hasselhoff would still make a cameo in the movie alongside original star . "They're so excited they made us shoot a trailer and the script isn't even done," said director Garant, who added that he targeted an April start date for the project. The script would be provided by Jeremy Garelick and Peter Tolan.

Details of the "Baywatch" movie are still scarce, but The Wrap said it would follow "lifeguards exploring an oil rig of the Malibu coast that turns out to be a meth lab." The original TV series ran from 1989 to 1999 and spawned a spin-off, "Baywatch: Hawaii".

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Comic-Con: New 'Marvel's The Defenders' Trailer Brings Back Elektra as Villain
  2. Kylie Jenner Is Afraid Tyga Will Release Their Intimate Videos 'Out of Spite'
  3. Royal Tantrum! Princess Charlotte Cries and Refuses to Board Helicopter in Hamburg
  4. Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' New Season 7 Trailer Sees Melisandre's Return
  5. Listen to Cara Delevingne's Sultry Song From 'Valerian' Soundtrack
  6. Comic-Con: Todd McFarlane Teams Up With 'Get Out' Producer for 'Spawn' Movie
  7. Jada Pinkett Smith on Swingers Rumors: I Wish I and Will Smith Were!
  8. Comic-Con: 'The Gifted' Debuts New Mutant-Filled Trailer, Confirms No Crossover With 'X-Men'