“I have great respect and admiration for Van Barnes and Trace Lysette, whose courage in speaking out about their experience on Transparent is an example of the leadership this moment in our culture requires,” Jill Soloway said in a statement.
The Kung Fury short film, which co-starred David Hasselhoff, was a record-breaking success on Kickstarter, and has gained over 40 million views worldwide. The feature, which will be a sequel to the original short, will shoot this summer.
Pattinson and Robert Eggers nearly worked together once before, as we heard the director wanted to cast him alongside Anya Taylor-Joy in his Nosferatu remake. We’re glad the duo were able to find a project to work on together, as they strike us as a strong fit on paper.