Gugu Mbatha-Raw to star opposite as the female lead opposite Kevin Hart in the Netflix action thriller Lift. F. Gary Gray is directing the pic with Dan Kunka penning the script.
Hart will play a master thief who is wooed by his ex-girlfriend and the FBI to pull off an impossible heist with his international crew on a 777 flying from London to Zurich.
Vincent D’Onofrio, Billy Magnussen, Úrsula Corberó, Yun Jee Kim, Viveik Kalra, and Paul Anderson round out the cast.
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Simon Kinberg is producing alongside Audrey Chon for Genre Pictures, while Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan are producing for 6th & Idaho and Hart and Brian Smiley for HartBeat Productions. Gray, Brent O’Connor and Patricia Braga is exec producing.
Lift falls under Hart and HartBeat Productions’ creative partnership with Netflix. They are currently in production on comedy Me Time starring Mark Wahlberg and Regina Hall.