Kung Fury: Michael Fassbender will be the star of the film
ComingSoon.net announces that Michael Fassbender (Magneto in the film saga of the X-Men, Assassin's Creed) will be the protagonist of Kung Fury, the movie sequel to the short film, action-comedy viral. David Sandberg, former director of the short, will direct the film and will be in the cast together with David Hasselhoff (knight Rider, Baywatch). The production will start next summer.
It is 1985. Kung Fury, the greatest cop of all time, keep safe Miami. The Thundercops of Kung Fury are the best police force of all time, gathered together to defeat the evil Kung Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler. The tragic death of a Thundercop leads to the separation of the team and a mysterious villain emerges from the shadows to help the Fuhrer to get the ultimate weapon. Kung Fury must travel through time and space to save his friends, defend the prestigious Miami Kung Fu Academy and defeat the forces of evil once and for all.
David Katzenberg, Seth Grahame-Smith and Aaron Schmidt will produce the film through their KatzSmith Productions set to Philip Westgren of the B-Reel Films and Conor McCaughan.
Kung Fury was born as a project on Kickstarter with the aim of raising $ 200,000. It has obtained 630.000. The original short films see Jorma Taccone in the role of Adolf Hitler and the song True Survivor performed by Hasselhoff. The short film, which you can see below, has been downloaded more than 40 million visits from all over the world.
The short was adapted from the videogame Kung Fury: Street Rage for Android:
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