Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart Comedy 'Get Hard' Lands Release Date

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Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart

"Men in Black III" writer Etan Cohen will helm the film.

Get Hard, a comedy starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, has been slated for release on March 27, 2015.

Directed by Etan Cohen (Men in Black 3 writer), the film follows an innocent man who is convicted of a crime and prepares for prison with help from the man who washes his car.

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The script was written by Ian Roberts and Jay Martel, who are executive producers on Comedy Central's Key & Peele.

Ferrell and Adam McKay are producing via their Gary Sanchez banner.

The March 27 release date puts the comedy up against Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi actioner Chappie and Fox's The Penguins of Madagascar.