Kevin Hart is formally slated to provide of the remake of the South Korean comedy-drama film, Sunny (to be retitled Bye-Bye-Bye). During its launch in 2011, Sunny was one in every of Korea’s highest-grossing movies. The award-winning film is a couple of band of seven ladies that reconvene 20 years after graduating highschool, when one in every of them is battling a most cancers prognosis.
According to Variety, Hart’s HartBeat Productions teamed up with South Korean media firm CJ Entertainment to pitch the concept to Universal Pictures. Others signed on to provide alongside Hart are John Cheng of HartBeat Productions, and Francis Chung and Jerry Ko of CJ Entertainment. The script is to be written by Amy Aniobo of HBO’s Insecure.
“Amy is an incredible writer who has put a fun spin on the classic mother-daughter story that will make you want to laugh and cry,” Hart mentioned in an announcement to The Hollywood Reporter, “We are so thrilled to work along with her, Universal and CJ Entertainment on Bye Bye Bye. Universal continues to be a unbelievable associate, and CJ Entertainment is the premiere media firm in South Korea. Plus, they’ve promised to assist me obtain my life-long dream of changing into a Ok-pop star,” he joked.
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I can’t say this sufficient….I AM BEYOND PROUD OF MY TEAM AT “HartBeat Productions”….I’ve made it completely clear that the one approach that we’ll succeed is that if we put the work in & that’s precisely what we’re doing!!!!! The sky is the restrict for us if we hold this up!!!!! Let’s goooooooo #HartBeatProductions
Just final month, Hart was reportedly finalizing a separate cope with Universal to star in an authentic comedy, Co-Parenting, to be directed by Chris Rock.
No phrase but on a Bye-Bye-Bye launch date.