David Hasselhoff's planned Baywatch reunion movie is in desperate need of CPR. Scheduled to begin filming this week in Hawaii, the Fox TV pic tentatively titled Baywatch Blast has been pushed back to spring, if it happens at all, TV Guide Online has learned. The reason? Well, that all depends on who you ask.
A Fox spokesperson says the events of Sept. 11 caused the delay. "The special deals the production company had with the airlines and the hotels couldn't be fulfilled because of what happened," the rep explains. "And [some] castmembers felt uneasy being out of the continental United States at this time."
However, a source tells TV Guide Online that many actors refused to sign on the dotted line after they learned that Hasselhoff the franchise's executive producer and star offered "favored nations" contracts to some of Baywatch's more popular alums. "There were three payment
To research her role as a seasoned flight attendant in the upcoming Gwyneth Paltrow comedy A View from the Top, Kelly Preston didn't have to book a ticket on United. "I have my own private plane," Mrs. John Travolta tells TV Guide Online. "I just asked our [personal] stewardess for a few tips."
Preston's flying lesson included all of the basics. "She taught me how to sit in case of an accident, how to serve drinks and how to pass out peanuts," explains the 38-year-old actress, who incidentally named her firstborn with Travolta Jett. "I actually worked a few flights, which was fun. My husband sure loved it!"
In A View From the Top (due in April 2002), Paltrow plays a young woman who dreams of someday becoming a stewardess. Married... with Children's Christina Applegate co-stars as Paltrow's rival at flight attendant school; Rob Lowe and Candice Bergen round out the cabin crew as a pilot and a r