Word on the golden streets of Hollywood is that Kevin Hart is working on another comedy film entitled, Ballers, and he has tapped the best “baller” in the NBA right now to play in it, King LeBron James. How dope.
Reports the AP:
Brian Grazer and Michael Rosenberg will produce “Ballers” for Imagine, which was forced to put the project on the back burner in 2011 after James’ Miami Heat lost in the NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks. James would’ve come under fire if he spent the summer shooting a movie rather than working on his game. Now that he has two championship rings, naysayers will have a hard time questioning his summer vacation plans. Hart and James will executive produce with Maverick Carter and Imagine’s Kim Roth. Production is scheduled to start in the summer of 2014. In the meantime, Hart will co-write the comedy with his frequent collaborators Joey Wells, Chris Spencer and Harry Ratchford. Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel were the original writers on the project along with Peter Steinfeld.
Rumor has it King James is starring in another MAJOR film next year too… SPACE JAM 2. The little kid in me is currently doing cartwheels.
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