A movie model of ’80s TV seres Knight Rider has been introduced, with Aquaman director James Wan on manufacturing duties.
Spyglass Media Group will develop a movie based mostly on the NBC motion collection (1982-1986) that starred David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a mysterious agent for the Foundation for Law and Government (FLAG). Knight drove the Knight Industries Two Thousand (KITT), a sentient Pontiac Firebird Trans Am automobile that might communicate to its proprietor.
The collection had a major cult following and has since birthed TV spin-offs, movies, video video games, books, and a Knight Rider conference generally known as KnightCon.
As Deadline reviews, Wan will produce by way of his Atomic Monster manufacturing firm with Michael Clear, whereas Judson Scott is government producing and TJ Fixman is writing the screenplay.
The publication added that plot particulars for the brand new movie are unknown, nonetheless, sources recommend it is going to be a “present-day take that will maintain the anti-establishment tone of the original.”
Speaking a couple of years in the past a couple of attainable reboot of the unique TV collection, Hasselhoff stated that his Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 cameo happened as a result of director James Gunn was an enormous Knight Rider fan.
“I just look at life – I embrace Baywatch, I embrace Knight Rider — especially Knight Rider – and now we’re in talks about bringing it back as a series which is unbelievable,” he stated. “And it’s cool because all of the people who have seen the other reboots of Knight Rider didn’t like it and I keep saying it’s got to be true to what it was. Let me be the old guy, let me be Devon. I can’t run, I can’t fight, I can’t jump, but I can still drive.”