The insane, violent, viral short Kung Fury is getting a sequel

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: May 31, 2016 13:46 IST
Dinosaurs, Vikings, Adolf Hitler. Kung Fury was weird.

David Sandberg, the Swedish writer/director behind Kung Fury, recently posted a photo of a script titled Kung Fury II: The Movie to Instagram.

“Today, Kung Fury turns 1. Today, the future is written… Stay tuned,” Sandberg wrote.

Today, Kung Fury turns 1... Today, the future is written... Stay tuned #happykungfuryday

A photo posted by David Sandberg (@laserunicorns) on

Kung Fury is a 2015 English-language Swedish martial arts action comedy short film written, directed by, and starring David Sandberg. It pays homage to 1980s martial arts and police action films.The film starred David Sandberg in the titular role with Jorma Taccone, Leopold Nilsson, and a cameo appearance by David Hasselhoff.

Watch the film here

The original film came from humble beginnings as a much shorter teaser trailer, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Thanks to generous funding through Kickstarter, Sandberg was able to develop his concept into a 30-minute film, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival. It later found distribution on Netflix.

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