Wesley Snipes is continuing his reunion tour of Hollywood with Netflix. After the news of Coming 2 America‘s release early next year, he’s signed on for a new limited event series, True Story. Kevin Hart is starring alongside Snipes for the show. It’s Hart’s first dramatic series in his career, and he’s serving as an executive producer on the show. The story focuses on Hart’s character, Kid, and his older brother Carlton, played by Snipes.
The official logline from Netflix is:
A tour stop in Kid’s hometown of Philadelphia becomes a matter of life and death for one of the world’s most famous comedians when the consequences of a lost evening with his wayward older brother threaten to destroy everything he’s built.
The story of True Story is coming from Narcos showrunner Eric Newman. Stephen Williams of Watchmen and Lost fame is directing the first four episodes. Hanelle Culpepper (Star Trek: Picard, Kung Fu) is handling the final four episodes. There’s no release date for the series, but with this much talent handling it, it’s sure to be great.
Hart had this to say about the project.
I’ve never been more excited about an acting project in my career. I’ve always been a fan of Wesley Snipes and working with him is mind-blowing. Having HartBeat Productions at the helm and working alongside Eric Newman as a partner and creative arm has been unreal, nobody is ready for what this show is going to be.Kevin Hart
We’ll have to see just how great the show is when it comes out.
So, what do you think about True Story, are you excited for the show with Wesley Snipes and Kevin Hart?
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