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Fans of Kevin Hart‘s style of comedy and John Cena being weird will certainly Die Harter of laughter at how this series is continuing. The fictional version of this comedian believes he can become the star of his own film.
After reinventing The Jeffersons as an action television show, people are talking about him. But he wants to go further and have a movie that is completely unscripted. He pitches it to Jordan (Nathalie Emmanuel) in hopes she’ll join him, but little does he know his stunt in a public place drew the attention of a hater.
When this series is presented in 15 minute chunks, I could take a breather and process the chaos that’s going on when Hart gets knocked out, threatened by a villain over a loudspeaker, escapes and tries to figure out who is after him!
He doesn’t have many people to help. Thus, to aid him in his search are his over-eager assistant Andre (Ben Schwartz) and his mom Cynthia (Paula Pell). However, both are somewhat star struck; to pamper and mother him is probably too much for some, but hilarious for others. This added bit of sit-com gold made for a hilarious view.
And as for how Cena fits in, to say too much will spoil how he enters into the fray. His role in Die Harter shows just how far he’s willing to go for the sake of comedy. Although we don’t meet him right away, I binge-watched it all in one night, and I was pleasantly surprised that he’s neither a full villain nor sidekick to Hart at the start. He’s simply known as Mr. 206, a legendary stuntman; what he presents to the narrative is him almost mocking himself and when he shows his true colours, that’s a bit of a sweet surprise.
Even though the number of episodes is shorter than season one, maybe eight is enough so that the inevitable movie cut doesn’t have to trim any story out.