Hasselhoff famously made a cameo appearance in Sandberg's original short, and sang the theme song.
THR understands that the Terminator, Predator and Total Recall icon (and former California governor) will play the American president in David Sandberg's action-comedy, set to shoot in Europe and in the US this summer. It had earlier been announced that the film will star Oscar-nominated Michael Fassbender in a pivotal role.More news: Were Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux Legally Married?
Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest member to join the cast of David Sandberg action-comedy "Kung Fury 2".
For the original Kung Fury, Sandberg, a commercial and music video director, used his production expertise to create a VFX-heavy, stunt-laden blast of nostalgia and satire; posted to YouTube after a 2015 Cannes Film Festival presentation, Kung Fury rocketed to double-digit views within the week.More news: Companies Recall Pet Food After Animals Die, Children Sickened From Salmonella Infections
The film is set in Miami in the 1980s, where the main character, detective Kung Fury, keeps the streets safe and sound until his Thundercop partner Dragon is killed, after which Kung Fury gets extraordinary Kung Fu powers.
Schwarzenegger has been the face of the "Terminator" franchise playing the role of the titular robot assassin. Kung Fury must find a way to defeat Kung Fuhrer by traveling through space and time itself.
Filming for Kung Fury will begin this summer, and take place in both Europe and the U.S. As of press time, this whole thing still insanely rules.More news: Student With Loaded Handgun Arrested at Clarksburg High School