Kevin Hart’s latest feature film Night School is now filming in Atlanta, Georgia. As a result, background actors are pouring into sets to provide life to the background of Hart’s new movie. Luckily for one background extra, their dreams were answered as a background actor was upgraded to a speaking role. According to Marinella Hume, the extra casting director behind Kevin Hart’s new movie, a background actor was upgraded to a speaking role last week. The casting company wrote on Facebook, “UPGRADE BUTTON HAS BEEN PUSHED!!!”
This is not the first time this has happened. Tyler Perry has a history of upgrading background extras to speaking roles.
About Night School:
According to Deadline, the movie will center around a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the long-shot chance they will pass the GD exam. Kevin Hart will star in the movie. The movie will be directed by Malcolm D. Lee and will be produced by Kevin Hart and his Heartbeat Productions and Will Packer’s (Girls Trip) Will Packer Productions.
To applyl for a role on Night School, check out the latest casting calls here.