Kung Fury: Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Michael Fassbender in the upcoming action-comedy

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February 16, 2018 14:33:25 IST

Los Angeles: Veteran actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined the cast of action-comedy Kung Fury.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Fassbender. Facebook

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Fassbender. Facebook

The 70-year-old Terminator star joins Michael Fassbender in the film, which will be a sequel to the short film of the same name.

The movie, to be written and directed by David Sandberg, will also star David Hasselhoff, who had featured in the original, reported Variety.

The feature film will be set in 1985's Miami, which stays safe under the watchful eye of police officer Kung Fury through his Thundercops.

After the death of a Thundercop leads to the disbandment of the group, a mysterious villain comes to the fore to help the Fuhrer in his quest to attain the ultimate weapon.

Sandberg will also feature in the movie and will be attached as producer, while David Katzenberg, Seth Grahame-Smith and Aaron Schmidt will co-produce.

The feature-length project begins shooting this summer.

Updated Date: Feb 16, 2018 14:33 PM