Arnold Schwarzenegger Cast in Kung Fury Movie

Posted February 17, 2018

Hasselhoff famously made a cameo appearance in Sandberg's original short, and sang the theme song.

Bloom is handling global sales on Kung Fury and introducing the project at the European Film Market in Berlin, where THR has heard buyers are already buzzing over the script.

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.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest member to join the cast of David Sandberg action-comedy "Kung Fury 2".

Fassbender will be joining David Hasselhoff and Sandberg who will take the title role in the production for Sandberg's Laser Unicorns production company.

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.

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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.

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