It looks like Justin Timberlake may be taking a lead role in Paramount Pictures' Baywatch movie.

According to Twitch, the Sexy Back singer is wanted for the part of a disgraced former Olympic swimmer trying out for the Baywatch crew.

David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, who starred in the original series, have been told that there will be parts for them in the film, should they wish to be involved.

Ivan Reitman, Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson are attached to the project as producers.

The release date for Baywatch the movie is yet to be confirmed.