John Travolta has been cast to star opposite Kevin Hart in the Quibi comedy action series “Die Hart”.
Hart plays a fictionalized version of himself who is tired of being the comedic sidekick. He gets his wish when a famous director offers him his dream – to be a leading man action star. There’s a catch though, Hart must first train at the world’s greatest action star school – an institution run by a lunatic (Travolta).
Pushed to his limits by both the insane coach and a tough-minded rival student, Hart must survive a series of over-the-top action sequences and face his fears if he wants to achieve his dream and land the role of a lifetime.
Production starts Monday with Eric Appel directing and both Tripper Clancy and Derek Kolstad writing. The project marks Travolta’s return to TV for the first time since “American Crime Story”.
The mobile-only Quibi service launches April 6th.