Serves me right for hacking on poor Davey Hasseloff. Now it looks like we’ll be seeing Ashton Kutcher – fresh from the Brittany Murphy’s sheets – steering K.I.T.T in the "Knight Rider" film. At least, that’s the story going round the traps. Apparently, Revolution Studios – who are making the film, which Hasselhoff will produce, or co.-star or be making the popcorn for the crew on – are looking to target a younger audience and obviously think goofy "That 70’s show" star Ashton Kutcher could be the one to bring em’ in.
Ok, I’m not complaining too much. At least, he looks a "little" like the Michael Knight of the 80’s and has reasonable screen presence, as evidenced in the recent [and surprisingly good] "Just Married". And hey, it’s better than the first name that got branded about for this movie -Vin Diesel. Can you see it? shiny-glossed Diesel driving K.I.T.T? it just wouldn’t be the same.
But apparently Kutcher’s merely "thinking about it" at the moment, as FilmForce tipped us off to today.
Last week we passed along a report from the usually reliable 4Filmmakers.com claiming that Ashton Kutcher (That ’70s Show, Dude, Where’s My Car?, Just Married) could be starring in the forthcoming big-screen adaptation of Knight Rider. That’s still the case, but we’ve got a bit more to add to the story today.
A spokesperson for Kutcher tells IGN FilmForce that the Knight Rider thing isn’t even close to a done deal. "It’s a possibility, but that’s all," the spokesperson said. "It might be something… an idea he’s interested in – and it would be a good thing – but there’s no script. He hasn’t even seen a script."
Sony-based Revolution Studios is giving the ’80s TV show concept an "overhaul" in order to target "young, action-oriented moviegoers."
Watch this space, I guess, if only to hear of possible fist-fights between David Hasselhoff and the star that gets picked to replace him for the movie.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.