The new Baywatch movie is billed as an R-rated comedy-action flick, but that doesn't mean Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron aren't taking it seriously. Case in point: This behind-the-scenes training shot, in which The Rock and The Boy Wonder compete in a feat of manly strength: tire flips.
Production for the day has ended, all the extras are going home and the sun's going down. Me and @zacefron refuse to quit in a tire shrugging contest that lasted for hours. Why? Because we're #BAYWATCH, we're bad ass and we're a slightly dysfunctional family. ✔️ On a side discipline note juuuuuust wait til you see the insane shape my boy Efron got in for our movie. Proud of the hard work he put in. That's the way you make a character "Iconic". I still kicked his candy ass though in this contest. #OnSet #TwoMeatheadsActingLike12YearOlds #EpicFunThough #BAYWATCH SUMMER 2017
Yes, Efron looks a lot more muscular than usual. "Proud of the hard work he put in," Johnson says. "That's the way you make a character 'Iconic.'" Yes, Efron has always been pretty chiseled, and yes, he's flipping a tire. But even when you account for the lighting, Efron looks utterly cut up on the Baywatch set.
Doesn't matter. Rock beats Scissors in the tire contest.
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