CBS Studios and German producer Syrreal Entertainment are teaming up to create a series for RTL streamer TV Now in which David Hasselhoff will star himself in a fictional international conspiracy story.
CBS has signed a first look production pact with Berlin-based company Syrreal, which makes the Netflix series Berlin dogs, and the Hasselhoff series is the first project under the partnership. Created by Christian Alvart, CEO of Syrreal, the show is called Ze Network.
He follows The Hoff as he lands a starring role in a German show, which plunges him into the center of an international conspiracy of former Cold War assassins, as the fabric of reality around him seems to be growing. collapse. German actor Henry Hübchen also stars as a version of himself.
Alvart realizes Ze Network. The producers of the series are Sigi Kamml, Alvart and Timm Oberwelland, while Hasselhoff is executive producer. CBS Studios has remake rights and other rights to the series, while ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group will handle sales outside of German-speaking territories.
“Knight rider was an incredible success for me and for RTL. Now coming back 30 years later to do a cutting edge series and work again with RTL is a dream come true. The series is funny, deadly, creative and informative… .. just thrilling. Reality or fiction, it’s up to you, ”said Hasselhoff.
It is not the first time Baywatch and Knight rider The Hasselhoff star played himself in a fictional story. He played in British series Hoff the record, which was produced by Me + You Productions for Dave from UKTV.