Kevin Hart is squeezing one more film into his already packed schedule. The actor/comedian, whose popularity in Hollywood has skyrocketed since his breakthrough role in Think Like a Man, has joined the cast of Chris Rock's comedy Finally Famous.
The film centers on Rock (who is also directing), playing a comedian-turned-movie-star who tries to reinvent himself as a serious actor. He’s also a recovering alcoholic who owes his sobriety to his fiancée (Gabrielle Union
), a reality TV star eager to stage their wedding on her show.
Hart will cameo as Rock's Ivy-educated agent who supports his client's upcoming televised wedding.
co-stars as a journalist assigned to interview Rock's character for a magazine. A former party animal, she's now sober and in a committed relationship, but sparks fly between her and the movie star. J.B. Smoove
will play Rock's "security guard-slash-assistant" who is never far from his boss' side
is also in the cast, playing Rock's ex-girlfriend from high school who still lives in the neighborhood he grew up in and thinks about what could have been.
Hart is close to wrapping production on Think Like a Man Too
, the sequel to last year's hit comedy, and drops his latest comedy concert film, Let Me Explain
, on July 3. He also has leading roles in About Last Night
and Ride Along
, slated for release later this year.
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