John Travolta is returning to TV for the primary time since his flip as Robert Shapiro in “American Crime Story.”
The actor has been solid to star reverse Kevin Hart in “Die Hart,” a comedy-action sequence coming to Quibi, the short-form content material supplier launching April 6.
In “Die Hart,” Hart performs a fictionalized model of himself who’s bored with being the comedic sidekick. He will get his want when a well-known director affords him his dream – to be a number one man motion star – however there’s a catch: Hart should first prepare on the world’s best motion star college, run by a lunatic (Travolta). Pushed to his limits by this motion college coach and a tough-minded rival pupil, Hart should survive a sequence of hilarious, over-the-top motion sequences and face his fears if he needs to realize his dream and land the position of a lifetime.
Manufacturing for the sequence, which hails from Hart’s Snigger Out Loud Community and is impressed by the opening sequence to the comic’s 2016 live performance movie “Kevin Hart: What Now,” begins Monday. The present is directed by Eric Appel and written by Tripper Clancy and Derek Kolstad. Hart will government produce, with Candice Wilson, Bryan Smiley and Jeff Clanagan, Snigger Out Loud’s president and Hart’s long-time enterprise companion serving as producers.
The sequence is considered one of dozens of sequence within the works at Quibi.
Led by former DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman, the quick type platform is attracting A-list expertise throughout the board, and has introduced a slew of initiatives together with simply yesterday an journey sequence with Zac Efron.
Different Quibi companions embody Guillermo del Toro, Antoine Fuqua, Sam Raimi, Jason Blum, Steven Soderbergh, Catherine Hardwicke, Anna Kendrick, Doug Liman, Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media. The quick type content material platform has additionally ordered exhibits that includes Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen, Don Cheadle and Idris Elba.