Kids love movies. But how many kids want to grow up and learn how to write movies? In comedian Kevin Hart’s new kids’ book — Marcus Makes a Movie — the rules and difficulties of writing scripts are fully explained to any kind who wants to learn how this complicated process happens. And, because this is Kevin Hart, the results are freaking hilarious.
Out this week, the new middle-grade book for kids, Marcus Makes a Movie, focuses on a titular grade-schooler Marcus, who is trying to write his own superhero movie. The various pitfalls and rules of screenwriting are explained to Marcus and narrated to the reader with Kevin Hart’s signature wit. Above, Fatherly is proud to present an exclusive audio excerpt from the book, as read by Hart himself. Check it out right here.
And if that doesn’t convince you to sang the actual book (or the audiobook) for the 8 to 12-year-old in your life, we don’t honestly understand. This book is laugh-out-loud funny, and best of all, it focuses on things kids are obsessed with right now: superhero movies!
You can grab a hardcover or audio version right here.
Kevin Hart's 'Marcus Makes a Movie,' a hilarious metafictional story about superhero movies for tweens.
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