Kelly Rohrbach joins Baywatch cast

Leonardo DiCaprio's ex girlfriend Kelly Rohrbach has joined the cast of the 'Baywatch' movie.

Kelly Rohrbach joins Baywatch cast

Kelly Rohrbach has joined the cast of the 'Baywatch' movie.

The Sports Illustrated model - who recently split from Leonardo DiCaprio - joins Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Zac Efron in the big-screen remake of the TV series.

Kelly, 25, will take over the role of lifeguard CJ Parker, made famous by Pamela Anderson.

The Rock announced the casting news in a series of funny videos on his Instagram, in which he put Kelly through her paces.

He captioned one video: "For our #BAYWATCH and the iconic role of "CJ Parker" I had to make sure @kellyrohrbach was gorgeous running in SLO-MO...." and in another clip which sees him push the blonde beauty over, he added: "For our #BAYWATCH and the iconic role of "CJ Parker" I had to make sure @kellyrohrbach was... tough (sic)."

However, he then got serious and praised the model as "smart, tough and funny".

He wrote: "A pleasure welcoming @kellyrohrbach to our #BAYWATCH family for the iconic role of "CJ Parker". Yes, she's a walking smoke stack but more importantly... she's smart, tough and funny. Just the way we like 'em. Get ready world, we can't wait to bring you our generation's #BAYWATCH! You'll have fun... (sic)."

Kelly wrote on her own Instagram page: "It's official! So excited to finally announce that I'll be joining @therock in the upcoming #BAYWATCH movie! It has been an amazing ride thus far, can't wait for what's to come! Feeling beyond blessed and grateful! Here we go!! #waitwhosmitch (sic)."

Kelly's casting was announced on Monday (04.01.16), the same day her split from Leonardo was revealed.

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