Kevin Hart to Play Hitman in Action Comedy “On the Run” for Universal


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will star and produce in the newly announced Universal action-comedy . The film comes from a pitch by Aeysha Carr (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), who will pen the script. The film follows a hitman (Hart) whose assignment goes askew when the target is someone unexpected. Kristen Lowe will oversee production for the studio.

Girls Trip producer Will Packer will produce alongside through his Hartbeat banner. On the Run will be the latest in a long-lasting partnership for Hart and Packer, who worked together on the Ride Along and Think Like A Man films as well as the upcoming Universal comedy Night School.

Hart can be seen next in Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle due out on Christmas. He is represented by , and .

April Dawn | Editorial Intern

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