Image Credit: David Sandberg
If you loved Kung Fury, the crazy sci-fi action comedy short released last year, then there's some good news for you.
According to the movie's director and writer, David Sandberg, he is now in the process of writing the sequel for it.
The filmmaker made the announcement during Kung Fury's first anniversary, captioning photo of the sequel's script: Today, Kung Fury turns 1. Today, the future is written… Stay tuned."
The title on the script reads: Kung Fury II: The Movie.
Take a look at his post:
Kung Fury tells the story of a Kung Fu police officer from Miami who time travels to fight Adolf Hitler. While the sequel seems to be getting sufficient funding now, it hasn't been the same way for the first movie.
The original film started as a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter after Sandberg made a short teaser trailer of the movie. Because of fan support, his concept turned into a 30-minute film that screened at the Cannes Film Festival and eventually found its way to Netflix.
With the support that Kung Fury has received during its early days with the Kickstarter campaign, I'm expecting Kung Fury 2 to get equal support, and even more. It wouldn't be surprising if this turns into a blockbuster hit and even a franchise. There's certainly a rich story that could open doors for other plot lines.
In a previous interview with Entertainment Weekly, Sandberg explained his concept, saying:
It's extremely over the top. I had these elements of robots and dinosaurs and mutants and stuff like that and thought, ‘How can I combine this into one film without it being too, like, just wacky?' The ‘80s decade was such a perfect, crazy decade for this storyline. It somehow works.