We just can’t contain our excitement when it comes to ‘Baywatch’ after all it’s our desi girl Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood debut. She’ll be seen along with Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The hottie is playing a negative role, a sexy badass called Victoria Leeds. But now the rumour is even Michael Phelps, the 23-times gold medallist, the swimming legend is part of this much awaited film. Then how come he didn’t come into spotlight till now? Do you know what’s happening? Why this most decorated Olympian of all time jumped out of the pool to be part of the lifeguard squad? We certainly do, keep reading.
A video was shared by our very favourite, The Rock. Yes, Dwayne Johnson shared a video on social media platform in which Michael Phelps is featured and ever since then fans are wondering what is happening. In this video you’ll see how Mike manages to become a member of Baywatch. Michael is put through a series of tests by Dwayne Johnson who plays the role of lead lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the film. Before putting up Michael on tests he tells him, “This is not some little kiddie pool in Rio, Mike. This is the beach, and you’ve got to earn this.” After going through some rigorous lifeguard tests, Michael successfully earns the red trunks. Well, let us just tell you that this is a new ad for ‘Baywatch’.
Michael Phelps took to Twitter and posted the video and captioned it, “Pumped to be a member of Baywatch!! @therock put me through a bunch of tests and I passed!!! @baywatchmovie #BeBaywatch”. Whereas, Dwayne Johnson tweeted saying, “Mr. 23 Gold Medals and the man who swims like a jet ski had sex with a dolphin. @MichaelPhelps welcome to #Baywatch brotha. MAY 25th!” And now, check out the video below: (ALSO READ: Baywatch Hindi promo: Is Priyanka Chopra’s darling buddy Dwayne Johnson gearing up to surprise us?)
‘Baywatch’ directed by Seth Gordon is all set to release on May 25 in the US and June 2 in India.