The Hangover's Ken Jeong has joined Michael Bay's dark comedy, Pain and Gain.

The comedy is based on a true story about a pair of bodybuilders in Florida, who get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. The actor will be playing the character Johnny Wu with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson playing the body builders.

The actor played a key role in both The Hangover movies and has a reoccurring role on NBC's Community.

Production has already begun in Miami.