Tim Story in talks to direct Kevin Hart-starrer 'Night Wolf'

Los Angeles, May 12 (PTI) Director-producer Tim Story is in the final negotiations to helm Kevin Hart in the superhero comedy 'Night Wolf'.

The STX Films project reunites Story and Hart who earlier collaborated on the 'Ride Along' and 'Think Like a Man' film series.

According to Variety, the actor will also produce the film via his HartBeat Productions.

Described as a 'Meet the Parents' kind of a story with a superhero twist, story follows a man meeting his future father-in-law for the first time only to discover he is secretly the superhero known as the Night Wolf.

Story has major studio feature films, including 'Fantastic Four', 'Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer', 'Barbershop' and the upcoming 'Tom & Jerry', to his credit.

Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit of 'Detective Pikachu' fame are on board as screenwriters for 'Night Wolf'. PTI RDS RDS