Michael Fassbender is starring in a feature-length sequel to Kung Fury
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The retro 80s mash-up short Kung Fury made the improbable leap from kitschy Kickstarter project to the Cannes Film Festival, and now it will be getting a feature-length sequel starring Prometheus and Steve Jobs star Michael Fassbender. Variety reports that the creator and star of the original Kung Fury, David Sandberg, is also set to appear in the movie as the titular hero. David Hasselhoff, who had a role in the short, is also expected to return.
Kung Fury is an homage to 1980s martial arts films, and features a nonsensical plot fitting of the time. As The Verge explained after the films Cannes premiere in 2015: After being bitten by a cobra and struck by lightning at the same time as his police partner was chopped in half by a…