“Night School” Adaptation Heading to NBC

Kevin Hart, Rob Riggle, and Tiffany Haddish in "Night School"

Multiple outlets confirm that NBC has given a pilot order to a series adaptation of the film Night School.

The 2018 comedy starred Kevin Hart as a high school dropout who returns to school to obtain his GED with the help of an unorthodox teacher, played by Tiffany Haddish. 

Hart, who also co-wrote and produced the film, will executive produce the pilot along with Will Packer and the film’s director Malcolm D. Lee. 

According to Variety, the series centers on a mix of adults at a night school GED prep class who unexpectedly bond over their shared experience and find themselves helping each other both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Night School went on to gross $100 million worldwide.