Will Ferrell Costarring with Kevin Hart in ‘Get Hard’ for Etan Cohen
Variety is reporting that Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are planning to costar in Get Hard, a comedy from director Etan Cohen. Cohen made his name as a writer, including Idiocracy and Tropic Thunder, and is currently set to helm the currently in pre-production Daddy’s Home starring Ferrell and Vince Vaughn. Scripting Get Hard are Ian Roberts (Talladega Nights) and Jay Martel.
The film “follows a wealthy investment bank manager who is convicted of a crime he didn’t commit and prepares for prison with help from the guy who washes his car,” according to Variety. One presumes Ferrell is the future prisoner and Hart as the car washer.
There’s no start date yet, but Hart is suddenly hot coming off an extended cameo in This is The End and robust box office for his concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain which did over $30 million this summer on a budget of just $2.5 million.