Pamela Anderson to Star Opposite Liam Neeson in ‘Naked Gun’ Remake

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Pamela Anderson is dressing up for Naked Gun.

The actor has signed on to star opposite Liam Neeson in Paramount Pictures’ untitled remake of Naked Gun, based on the crime spoof comedies that were released in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Akiva Schaffer is directing the comedy, which has a script by Dan Gregor, Doug Mand and Schaffer. The trio were behind the popular and Emmy-winning Disney+ movie Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers.

The original movie, written and directed by Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams and David Zucker and based on their television series Police Squad! that lasted only six episodes, spoofed the tropes of police shows and films that had ingrained themselves into audience’s minds over the decades. It centered on an inept and clueless detective named Frank Drebin, played by Leslie Nielsen, who still somehow managed to solve the crime and save the day.

Plot details are being locked away with other police files, but it is known that Neeson is playing Drebin.

Anderson will be the love interest, akin to the role played in the original by Priscilla Presley, with a mix of sexiness and goofiness.

Seth MacFarlane and Erica Huggins are producing via their company Fuzzy Door. Schaffer is exec producing along with Daniel M. Stillman.

Paramount has penciled a July 18, 2025, release for the feature.

Anderson is famously the Playboy model who parlayed her beauty into international stardom thanks to the syndicated hit Baywatch. She made her big-screen debut starring in Barb Wire, a high-profile adaptation of a Dark Horse Comics title that bombed and was savaged by critics. She dusted herself off, though, and went on to lean into her image with shows such as V.I.P. and in horror movie spoof Scary Movie 3. She has also appeared in numerous reality TV series.

Anderson was back in the spotlight thanks to 2022’s high-profile Hulu miniseries Pam & Tommy, which featured Lily James as the Baywatch star and focused on the tumultuous sex tape era. She had her rebuttal with the Netflix documentary Pamela, A Love Story.

Her return now to a big-studio comedy opposite an Oscar-nominated actor is the latest marker of a winding and varied journey.

Anderson is repped by Independent Artist Group, Hanson Jacobson and Boulevard Management.

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