Ken Jeong signs up to bump off David Hasselhoff

Ken Jeong will be tasked with attempting to assassinate David Hasselhoff in a bizarre new comedy.

The Hangover star will play a struggling nightclub owner who decides to settle his debt to a loan shark by taking part in a star-studded death match – with the Baywatch actor as his chosen celebrity.

Wrestling star Hulk Hogan has also signed up for a role in the film, currently known as Celebrity Death Pool, reported Deadline.

Ken Jeong at an interview to promote The Hangover 3
(Anthony Devlin/PA)

The Hoff will also co-produce the comedy with WWE Studios.

Darren Grant will direct the movie from a spec script by Peter Hoare.

Ken, who reprised his role as gangster Leslie Chow in The Hangover Part III, has been filming Ride Along 2 with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart.

David Hasselhoff at the Keith Lemon: The Film premiere
David Hasselhoff will be Ken Jeong’s character’s target (Ian West/PA)

David’s previous big-screen outings include Keith Lemon: The Film, Piranha 3DD and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.

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