Shout out to the producers of NBC’s “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” for being kind enough to invite an array of extremely bangable celeb guests to “run wild” with the show’s equally smokin’ host. First, Zac Efron got shirtless and rappelled down a waterfall, and in this coming Monday’s episode, “Magic Mike” himself, Channing Tatum, jumps out of a helicopter, does some pushups and strips down to his soaking wet boxer briefs. What’s next, Charlie Hunnam goes spear-fishing in the buff? I need it.
Not gonna lie, I totally have a thing for Bear Grylls. The adventurer and avid pee drinker (so hydrating!) reminds me of a less angry Christian Bale with a bit of a death wish. NBC agrees with me, which is why they’ve given him his own primetime TV show, called “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” (premiering July 28), and are bringing in the big guns for the first episode in the form of a shirtless Zac Efron. Zac apparently considers himself a “moderate to advanced outdoorsman,” but will he have the guts to rappel down a waterfall? Not sure they prepared him for that on the set of “High School Musical.”
On Sunday night, Jake Gyllenhaal will appear on “Man Vs. Wild,” trekking through Iceland alongside Bear Grylls. The Discovery Channel is posting oodles of sneak peeks to whet our appetites for the episode. In this one, Jake looks truly terrified as he examines a rope over a ravine that he must shimmy across. “This is one of those moments where you have to face your fear because that is legitimately scary,” he says.
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