Why ‘Baywatch’ Is Catching A $100M+ Wave Overseas Despite Taking A Bath In U.S.

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Paramount's Baywatch may have beached domestically, but it's been surfing a wave at the international box office — spurred by the source material’s global popularity, Dwayne Johnson’s star status … and The Hoff. Through Thursday, the Seth Gordon-helmed film is at $98.8M overseas and will cross $100M tomorrow. Domestic is $57.4M. The big-screen adaptation of the 1990s TV series has collared more than 63% of its total box office from offshore turnstiles, making it the first…