Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Blows Up Instagram: Pamela Anderson Is Joining Baywatch – Plus a Jumanji Remake Is in the Works!

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Announces 'Baywatch' and 'Jumanji' News
Dwayne Johnson and Pamela Anderson

04/22/2016 AT 05:55 PM EDT

Pamela Anderson is back!

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson confirmed that the actress, 48, will be making an appearance in the upcoming Baywatch movie based on the 1990s TV series, which starred Anderson as C.J. Parker.

"She introduced the world to 'CJ Parker' and became one of the most iconic characters of a generation – for the most successful TV show of all time," Johnson – who stars as Mitch Buchannon in the film – captioned a photo of himself and Anderson on Instagram.

He continued: "A pleasure to welcome (as gorgeous as ever) Pamela Anderson to our #BAYWATCH cast. We couldn't have made this movie without you. Welcome home. Thrilled you had a blast with us! #BAYWATCH MAY 19, 2017. #PamAnderson #OS #OriginalSmokestack."



Along with revealing Anderson's appearance in the upcoming Baywatch film, Johnson, 43, confirmed a Jumanji remake is in the works.

It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;) To produce, create and deliver original properties to fans like HBO's #ballers to this summer's #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take great properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity reimagine their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor. It's official. We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan. Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. Casting this should be fun! #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures

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"It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;)," the actor captioned.

He continued: "To produce, create and deliver original properties to fans like HBO's #ballers to this summer's #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take great properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity reimagine their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor."

Johnson went on to say they will "produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs." The original Jumanji was released over 20 years ago in December 1995 – and starred the late Robin Williams.

"There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life," added Johnson. "JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan."

The film is set to start shooting this fall, according to Johnson.

"Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;)," he said. "As always I'll keep you posted. Casting this should be fun! #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures."
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