Why Zac Efron Couldn’t Work Out With Dwayne Johnson

Stephen Proctor

Zac Efron, along with Baywatch costars Priyanka Chopra and Alexandra Daddario, stopped by the British morning talk show Lorraine and talked about getting in that incredible shape for the film. Going into it, Efron knew he’d be sharing the screen with Dwayne Johnson, who, for those who don’t know, is a very large man with very little body fat. So Efron had to get into the best shape of his life, but he couldn’t work out with Johnson.

Baywatch cast Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario, Ilfenesh Hadera, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and Jon Bass. (Photo: Frank Masi/ © Paramount Pictures /courtesy Everett Collection)

“We never really worked out together ’cause if I tried to pick up one of his weights…,” Efron said before being interrupted. He later added: “He does twice the weight. Literally three times the weight. There’s no point.”

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