Ken Jeong joins `Ride Along 2` cast

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 08, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Ken Jeong will star in the upcoming film `Ride Along 2`. The sequel of `Ride Along` reunites director Tim Story with stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, who play detectives who get paired together on a pursuit of criminals, reportedly.

`Ride Along 2` will reportedly bring the characters to Miami for a new adventure. Jeong has signed up to play a woman-crazy computer hacker who becomes invaluable to the criminal case at the centre of the film.

The actor is well-known for playing psychotic Spanish teacher Ben Chang in `Community`, and will also soon star in a medical comedy project for NBC.

Other new additions to the `Ride Along` franchise include `The Newsroom`s Olivia Munn and Benjamin Bratt.