Kevin Hart leads a skybound heist in the thrilling trailer for Netflix film Lift


  • Kevin Hart’s latest film, Elevatoris described as an adrenaline-pumping roller coaster ride in which an international heist crew attempts to steal $500 million in gold from a plane at 40,000 feet.
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars alongside Hart as the female lead and the film also features a talented supporting cast including Vincent D’Onofrio and Úrsula Corberó.
  • Director: F. Gary Gray, Elevator promises to be a classic thrill ride with moments of suspense and drama as Hart’s character manages a heist on a passenger plane to thwart a terrorist attack.

Netflix has released the first trailer for Kevin Hartis the latest film, Elevator. While Hart is best known for his comedic roles, his latest work is described as “an adrenaline-pumping rollercoaster ride” in which an international heist crew led by Cyrus Whitaker (Kevin Hart) fights to steal $500 million in gold from a passenger to take off the aircraft at 40,000 feet. Check out the trailer below.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays the female lead alongside Hart, having last returned to the screen in Season 2 of Loki as Ravonna Renslayer. Elevator also features an impressive supporting cast, including Vincent D’Onofrio, who will soon return to his role as Kingpin in Marvel’s echoBilly Magnussen from No time to dieand Úrsula Corberó from Snake-eyes.

Hart’s character, a master thief, is talked into a seemingly impossible heist by the FBI and his ex-girlfriend. However, to make things a little more difficult, the heist takes place aboard a 777 passenger plane flying from London to Zurich. Since the mission is an attempt to thwart a terrorist attack, things will be very exciting and dramatic for Hart and the team, making for a classic thrill ride.

Behind the camera: F. Gary Gray, who directed Friday And Men in Black: International, The action is directed from a screenplay by Dan Kunka. The film was produced by Simon Kinberg, known for X Men: Dark Phoenix, in collaboration with Audrey Chon for Genre Pictures, Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan for 6th & Idaho, and Kevin Hart and Brian Smiley for HartBeat Productions. It’s like a symphony where every note is played by a virtuoso.

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How did Kevin Hart become confined to a wheelchair?


Back in August, Kevin Hart revealed that he was temporarily confined to a wheelchair after being injured during a “friendly game” with former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley.

Taking to his Instagram account, Hart shared the news with his fans, explaining that as a 40-year-old, he felt like he didn’t respect his age and had pushed himself too far and done “some young stuff” that was just over the top his abilities.

Hart hopes to get back on his feet in the new year, especially to help promote his new Netflix film. However, Elevator isn’t the only project Hart has on the horizon.

His other projects include the video game adaptation of border areasand the comedy with Wesley Snipes Back to the Strip. The star has also hinted at a return to film Jumanji franchise if the team can get back together to film it. That means there’s a lot to look forward to for Hart fans in the coming years.

Elevator is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in January 2024. Further information about the film can be found at www.netflix.com/Lift.

Charles Jones

Charles Jones is a WSTNewsPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Charles Jones joined WSTNewsPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: charlesjones@wstnewspost.com.

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