Hasselhoff set to star in Producers

David Hasselhoff has got talent.

The America's Got Talent judge and former Baywatch and Knight Rider star is about to step into a major role in the Las Vegas production of the Mel Brooks movie-turned-musical The Producers. Hasselhoff will play Richard DeBris, cross-dressing stage director of the musical-within-a-musical Springtime for Hitler.

"He is perfect for Roger DeBris because he has the best legs in Hollywood," Brooks deadpanned to reporters.

Hasselhoff said he joined the musical because he wanted a distraction from his troubles of the past year.

"I need to have fun," the actor told Reuters. "God came to me and said you have had enough stuff in your life over the last year, here's fun."

This year, the actor's divorce from his wife of 16 years, Pamela Bach, served as tabloid fodder. He was rumored to be drinking heavily when he missed a plane flight out of London just days after cutting his hand in the bathroom of a hotel.

Hasselhoff starred in the Adam Sandler summer comedy Click, and in July he told reporters he wanted to star in a musical autobiography.

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Well, as my good friend Kirk used to say, "If the shoe fits, put it on".
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That is one selfish reason don't you think?



He's had enough chances in the past.
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I think he will do just fine if you gave him a chance...he isn't doing it to please you guys but to do something for him self.
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His not a good actor IMO
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Jeez. I blame The Irony Brigade for this mess up being a cult fave again.



Anyone who has ever seen his Jekyll and Hyde musical on YouTube will know this man is a disaster on stage.
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