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Alexandra Daddario Takes Female Lead In Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Baywatch’

Alexandra Daddario Takes Female Lead In Dwayne Johnson's 'Baywatch'

I know it’s been keeping you up the last few nights, but this evening you sleep easy as Paramount has decided on the female lead for their upcoming "Baywatch" movie.

Deadline reports that Alexandra Daddario has beat out Ashley Benson, Nina Dobrev, Alexandra Shipp, Shelley Hennig, Bianca Santos, and Denyse Tontz for the gig. The actress be reteaming with "San Andreas" star Dwayne Johnson in the Zac Efron co-starring movie that will revolve around a serious lifeguard and a young hotshot who team up to save a beach from a villainous oil tycoon. Daddario will be playing Efron’s love interest in the film. 

Seth Gordon ("Horrible Bosses") will direct and cameras are set to roll in early 2016.

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