US actor Kevin Hart has just touched down in South Africa to promote his film Die Hart, a fictionalized version of Die Hard by John Travolta.
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Kevin Hart and John Travolta are joined by Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious franchise), Josh Hartnett (Wrath of Man, Paradise Lost), and Jean Reno (Call My Agent!, 22 Bullets). The movie is directed by Eric Appel (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and written by Derek Kolstad (John Wick: Chapter 1, 2 & 3).
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Die Hart sees Hart playing a fictionalized version of himself, as he sets out to pivot away from being pigeon-holed as a comedy wingman to being taken seriously as an action movie star. Kevin Hart attends ‘action hero school’ run by Ron Wilcox, played by John Travolta (Paradise City, Eye for an Eye), where he attempts to learn the ropes on how to become one of the industry’s most coveted action stars.
Die Hart the movie features the original ten-episode series, reimagined into a feature film format. Originally launched on Quibi in the US, the series scored an impressive Rotten Tomatoes score of 80%. Prime Video will now become the exclusive home of Die Hart the movie, bringing the hilarious and iconic comedy performance of Hart and his co-stars to a worldwide audience.