MICHAEL FASSBENDER To Star In KUNG FURY Feature Movie. UPDATE: ALEXANDRA SHIPP Joins Cast

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UPDATE: Michael Fassbender is set is reunite with a fellow X-Men as Alexandra Shipp (Dark Phoenix) is joining the cast of the Kung Fury follow-up.

Shipp will portray Rey Porter, a news anchor who will do anything to get the best story. Production is currently rolling in Bulgaria and will also film in Germany.

SOURCE: Deadline

UPDATE: Action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Expendables) has officially joined the cast of the Kung Fury sequel. No words yet on what character Arnold will portray, but our best guess is he may be the villain of the film.

SOURCE: Variety

The cult favorite short film Kung Fury is getting a follow-up featured length film with Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Apocalypse) set to star.

Released back in 2015, ‘Kung Fury’ is an action comedy that pays homage to over-the-top 80s action films. The film follows “the greatest damn cop of all times” as he protects the city of 1985 Miami against the villainous Kung Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler and “travel through space and time itself to save his friends, defend the prestigious Miami Kung Fu Academy and defeat evil once and for all”.

‘Kung Fury’ star and creator David Sandberg will produce and star in the featured film alongside Fassbender. David Hasselhoff (TV’s Baywatch) is also expected to appear as he is featured in the original and sang the theme song “True Survivor”.

Relive the original film HERE and stay tuned for more details on the upcoming follow up movie.

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

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