Chris Rock is reportedly getting ready to direct another comedy film following his 2014 effort, Top Five. Chris, currently, is negotiating with Universal Pictures for the possibility of sitting in the director’s chair for the Kevin Hart movie, Co-Parenting.
The film, written by one of black-ish‘s writers, Yamara Taylor, is about a man who lives at home and takes care of the kids while his wife, a CEO, is the breadwinner.
Following a breakdown in their relationship, his wife kicks him to the curb, and they subsequently fall into a brutal divorce, characterized by fighting and a custody struggle.
Reportedly, Kevin Hart and Chris Rock were the ones to come up with the idea for the movie, and it will be produced by Will Packer and his company, alongside Hart and his business, Hartbeat Productions, and Chris Rock Enterprises.
As fans of Kevin know, he just finished Night School, in which he also collaborated with Will Packer. Kevin worked alongside Tiffany Haddish for the smash-hit comedy, which topped the box office in the comedy genre.
Even though the movie did well, not everyone supported Tiffany. As it was previously reported, Katt Williams slammed Tiffany Haddish, accusing her of “sleeping with white men” in order to get to the top.
In response, Kevin Hart went on The Breakfast Club with Tiffany and he eviscerated the former stand-up legend, accusing him of tanking his career through his own choices and poor decision-making.
All that aside, this Rock and Hart collaboration should produce intriguing results, considering the experience, as well as the talent, of both of the stars involved.
Interestingly, Chris Rock is actually familiar with this idea. In the film, Grown-Ups, Chris was a stay-at-home dad who couldn’t cook, and throughout the movie, was made fun of by his friends as well as his wife.
Additionally, Rock just finished working with Netflix for his latest comedy special, Tambourine, which saw the comedy giant return to his stand-up form. While fans were happy to see him back, Rock didn’t stir up quite as much controversy as his fellow comedian, Dave Chappelle, who released Equanimity.