Justin Bieber To Voice 'Knight Rider' Car KITT For Hasselhoff Comedy
Justin Bieber will be the voice of talking car KITT from the 80s classic Knight Rider for David Hasselhoff’s upcoming comedy. Australian comedian and co-star Jim Jerffries confirmed both Bieber’s role and that KITT will still be the Pontiac Firebird Trans AM we all remember.
"Justin Bieber is the voice of KITT in this movie – you can't say that every day," Jeffries said.
However, this is not a Knight Rider sequel or reboot. Instead, the film is a comedy called Killing Hasselhoff, in which a man attempts to win a bet by hiring an assassin to kill The Hoff.
Bieber is taking over the role from KITT’s original voice actor, William Daniels (who millennials will recognize as Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World). Daniels, who turned 87 this year, last voiced KITT for Hasselhoff’s Comedy Central Roast in 2010.
The casting of Bieber is a surprise to many, considering his own acting roles to date have been for a pair of CSI episodes in 2010 and 2011. “I love the Bieb,” Hasselhoff said. “I think he’s a cool kid and he gets a bad rap. He’s a good guy and I like his music. I’ve known him for five years.”
You can see early footage of Killing Hasselhoff in the video below.