Comedian Kevin Hart arrives at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards at Staples Center on Sept. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles

*Kevin Hart has been cast opposite Robert DeNiro and Sylvester Stallone in the upcoming Warner Bros. film “Grudge Match,” reports


Hart will play a fight promoter who gets two retired brawlers (DeNiro and Stallone) back in the ring.

The film will be directed by Peter Segal from a script written by Tim Kelleher. The most recent draft is by “Entourage” executive producer Doug Ellin, with Billy Gerber and Mark Steven Johnson producing alongside Michael Ewing.