Baywatch Babe! Kelly Rohrbach Is Giving Us Serious Pamela Anderson Vibes on Set

Something tells us she'll take on the role just fine

By Bruna Nessif Mar 05, 2016 1:16 AMTags

Well, hellooooooo Kelly Rohrbach!

Everyone can sleep easy tonight knowing that the actress is definitely going to do Pamela Anderson's iconic role of C.J. Parker justice in the Baywatch reboot. We just got our first look at the blond beauty in her red one-piece while shooting for the highly anticipated film, and she looks absolutely phenomenal.

It's no surprise that Rohrbach knows how to rock a bathing suit, but seeing her light locks against that red bathing suit just puts everything into perspective, and we can't wait to see the final product!

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The new Baywatch film also stars Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon, David Hasselhoff's former role on the hit series, and Zac Efron as Matt Brody, formerly played by David Charvet. The movie is currently in production and is set for release in 2017.

"It was mine and my sisters' show," Rohrbach told Harper's Bazaar. "We were all pretty young, I was like 10 years old, and we'd wait for our parents to go out on Saturday nights because they thought it was too risqué. So as soon as they were gone, we'd be in front of the TV, just sucking our thumbs with our blankies, watching babes like Pam Anderson run down the beach."

Anderson, who originally played the role, was skeptical that the reboot was ever going to happen. "I'll believe it when I see it, but I wish them the best," she told E! News in October at PETA's 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood. "I've heard this for 15 years."

But now that she sees it coming to life, the blond bombshell admitted to us, "I didn't think the movie was ever going to happen," and confessed she had no idea who Rohrbach is.

Well, now we all know who Rohrbach is, so there's really only one other question—does she get Anderson's stamp of approval?