November 29, 2006 09:11:23 GMT
Martin Lawrence has reached a deal to topline Universal Pictures' comedy project "The Better Man."
Here comes another comedic stint for Martin Lawrence. Variety has revealed that the funnyman will play a leading role in "The Better Man", a Universal Pictures production in association with Stuber/Parent production company.
It is said that Lawrence will be billed to portray a successful talk-show host who starts to question his path in life as he returns home with his famous fiancee to attend his parents' 50th anniversary. Filming is scheduled to begin in March with Malcolm Lee to both write and direct.
Also the producer of most of his vehicles, Lawrence initially worked his way to show business at Kings Wood comedy club before earning his screen debut in TV sitcom "What's Happening Now!" which he joined for one year. His past film credits include "Blue Streak", "Bad Boys", "Black Knight", and "National Security."