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Me Time: release date, trailer, cast and everything we know about the Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg comedy

Mark Wahlberg, Regina Hall and Kevin Hart starring in Me Time
Mark Wahlberg, Regina Hall and Kevin Hart starring in Me Time (Image credit: Netflix)

In a moment that may seem like déjà vu to some given Kevin Hart’s trending film The Man from Toronto was only recently released, the Philadelphia native is back with another comedy for the summer. This time he’s teaming up with Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg. 

Now while they aren’t necessarily known for partnering up in films, the two do appear to be friends in Hollywood. In a pretty funny interview Hart did with Ellen on her daytime talk show, he jokes about why he and Mark Wahlberg can act together but not be workout buddies. Check it out. 

We don’t know about you, but we can envision a comedy film about the stars in the gym. Here’s everything we know about Me Time.  

When is the Me Time release date? 

Me Time is set to premiere on Friday, August 26 on Netflix. For those interested in watching the film when it debuts, you’ll want to make sure you have a subscription to the streaming service.  

Me Time cast 

Mark Wahlberg walking with airpods

Mark Wahlberg walking with airpods (Image credit: RB/Bauer-Griffin / Contributor / Getty Images)

As previously mentioned, Kevin Hart stars in the film. This time around, Hart is portraying a stay-at-home dad who desperately needs a night out, away from his adulting responsibilities. Hart is no stranger to the comedy genre having played Calvin in Central Intelligence, Ben in Ride Along, Darnell in Get Hard and Jimmy in The Wedding Ringer

Starring alongside Hart as the former best friend who helps Hart’s character "have fun" is Mark Wahlberg. Wahlberg has previously been featured in Uncharted as Victor, in Instant Family as Pete, in Infinite as Evan and he received an Oscar nomination for his role as Dignam in The Departed

Joining these A-listers on film are Regina Hall (Girls Trip, Black Monday), Luis Gerardo Méndez (Narcos: Mexico, Charlie’s Angels), Jimmy O. Yang (Space Force, Silicon Valley), Carlo Rota (A Perfect Plan, Titans) and Tahj Mowry (Smart Guy, Baby Daddy).  

Me Time plot 

Netflix describes the plot of Me Time as the following: 

"With his family away, a devoted stay-at-home dad enjoys his first me time in years by joining his hard-partying old friend on a wild birthday adventure."

If we had to elaborate, we’d say the movie shows what happens when a family man tries to shake things up in his life by calling upon the one person he knows has no limits when it comes to having a good time. Unfortunately for the usually straight-laced dad, things get too wild and surpass what even he could have imagined. 

Me Time trailer 

So until now, we didn't know that Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg were the movie pairing we needed to see. Check out the funny Me Time trailer. 

Me Time director 

The Me Time director is John Hamburg. Hamburg has a resume that contains both television and film. He’s previously directed episodes of TV shows like New Girl and The Grinder, and movies like Along Came Polly and Why Him? On an interesting note, Hamburg additionally wrote the Me Time screenplay. Looking at his resume, he also penned the scripts for the Meet the Parents franchise.  

How to watch Me Time 

Me Time is a Netflix original movie and can only be streamed directly on the platform. Those without a Netflix subscription can easily sign up for one with just a few clicks. 

Terrell Smith has a diverse writing background having penned material for a wide array of clients including the federal government and Bravo television personalities.  When he’s not writing as Terrell, he’s writing under his pseudonym Tavion Scott, creating scripts for his audio drama podcasts. Terrell is a huge fan of great storytelling when it comes to television and film. Some of his favorite shows include The CrownWandaVision, Abbot Elementary and Godfather of HarlemAnd a fun fact is he's completely dialed into the TLC 90 Day Fiancé universe.