News: Argent Pictures Joins Kung Fury 2

Argent Pictures is joining Kung Fury 2, as a financier and producer, with filming expected to begin in September. The film is the hotly anticipated feature-length follow-up to David Sandberg's cult 2015 short. Argent Pictures backed Hacksaw Ridge, and its other credits include American Made and Chasing Coral.

Bloom announced a number of territory sales while at Cannes. Kung Fury has been picked up by Paradise (CIS), Tobis Film (Germany/Switzerland), Notorious (Italy), Sun (Latin America), Pioneer (Philippines), Prorom (Romania), Activers (South Korea), Sun (Spain), Movie Cloud (Taiwan) and Filmart (Turkey). Endeavor Content and CAA are handling North American sales. Arnold Schwarzenegger is joining the cast of the
 action-comedy Kung Fury. 

Michael Fassbender is starring alongside David Sandberg in the film, a sequel to the 2015 short film that has had over 40 millions views worldwide. It also features Eiza Gonzalez, Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Hasselhoff. Co-written by Sandberg and Tyler Burton Smith, Sandberg will direct and produce the Kung Fury under his Laser Unicorns' banner. David Hasselholf will also be part of the cast, having appeared in the original short film. 

David Katzenberg, Seth Grahame-Smith, and Aaron Schmidt are producing under KatzSmith Production, which produced the 2017 Stephen King adaptation IT. Bloom will be handling the international sales and will introduce the movie to buyers at EFM in Berlin this week. Kung Fury will being filming this summer.

The original short took place 1985, where the greatest cop of all time, Kung Fury, kept the streets of Miami safe. He must travel through space and time to battle the ultimate villain, Kung Fuhrer Adolf Hitler. You can watch the short film below.