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Kevin Hart Opens Up About Remaking 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles', Says Working With Will Smith Is A "No Brainer"

Kevin Hart Opens Up About Remaking 'Trains, Planes, and Automobiles', Says Working With Will Smith Is A "No Brainer"
October 13, 2020 - 18:58 / Amanda Stanford

Kevin Hart is teasing his newest upcoming movie with none other than Will Smith! The comedy classic, Planes, Trains and Automobiles is getting remade. The two comedy moguls are a dream team, Hart reveals.

Getting ready for a new adventure, Kevin Hart is opening up about working with none other than Will Smith to re-create the comedy classic, Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

The original, which featured John Candy and Steve Martin, came out over 25 years ago, and it's finally getting a chance to be relived on the big screen again!

Kevin Hart teases new movie with Will Smith

The 1987 classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles is hitting the big screen once again, but this time with the two comedy moguls, Kevin Hart and Will Smith.

Kevin Hart attends the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.

In his latest interview with Entertainment Tonight, Hart shared how easy it was for him to think of the perfect co-star. 

"Me and Will have been talking about doing a movie for the longest time and we just [couldn’t] put our finger on what that movie was," he said. 

The film will be produced by Paramount, alongside Hart's own company Hartbeat Productions and Smith's Westbrook Studios. Brooklyn 99's Aeysha Carr is set to write the script.

Hart continued about the film, saying, "For us to get to a point where we agree that said material was our project  — because our personalities not only fit, but we could really pop in this situation — it was just a no-brainer."

"Remaking this movie is something we are excited about. We can't wait to do it. The studio's happy and it's about rolling my sleeves up and getting the script to where it's supposed to be," Hart added.

The original film features an odd couple on a three-day-long adventure trying to get home for Thanksgiving weekend. Along the way, they end up hitting various roadblocks and curveballs. The new movie will be the same storyline but updated and modernized.