Washington (ANI): Soap opera star Justin Bruening has been
picked to step into David Hasselhoff"s shoes in the new 'Knight
Rider" pilot. Bruening will play the son of Michael Knight, the
character played by Hasselhoff in the original series. Steve Shill
is set to direct and co-exec produce "Rider".
Dave Andron penned the script, with Doug Liman and Dave Bartis
on board as executive producers for Universal Media Studios and
Dutch Oven Prods. Andron serves as supervising producer, reports
The Hollywood Reporter. Bruening, in the meantime, is playing Jamie
Martin on soap opera "All My Children" and also had a role on the
ABC soap "One Life to Live."