Kevin Hart Reportedly Inks 8-Figure Deal With Netflix, Will Star In & Produce At Least 4 Movies
Kevin Hart is making major moves in 2021!
The comedian and actor has landed a deal with streaming service Netflix. Under the deal, he’ll not only produce, but also star in, a minimum of four films, according to Deadline. His HartBeat Productions company is also included in the deal.
His latest Netflix project, a standup special Zero F—s Given, reportedly had 21 million accounts view it in the first four weeks. He’s also slated to star in and executive produce True Story, an upcoming limited series for Netflix that will serve as his debut in a dramatic series.
Kevin Hart, whose films have earned $4 billion total worldwide, said in a statement:
“Partnering with Netflix is an amazing opportunity for HartBeat and myself. I am excited to act in and produce cutting edge films with Netflix. I am extremely grateful to Ted Sarandos and Scott Stuber — we share the same creative vision and always put the audience first. This business is about growth and my HartBeat team continues to exceed my expectations with their ability to develop stories and relationships. Our goal is to make the HartBeat name synonymous with first class entertainment and narratives.”
Scott Stuber also said:
“Netflix has enjoyed a long relationship with Kevin and we’ve been lucky enough to partner with him many times. He’s a hands-on producer and it’s been great to watch him build an incredible company with HartBeat. There are very few artists who can attract audiences of all ages and succeed in making comedies, dramas and family films. We’re excited to partner with Kevin, and his great team at Hartbeat, to entertain our audience for years to come.”
Hartbeat president Bryan Smiley added:
“I am beyond thrilled about this exciting new chapter in our company’s history. Kevin and I are committed to making ‘best in class’ films with our new partners at Netflix. This groundbreaking deal guarantees HartBeat productions will be viewed by millions of people globally, for many years to come.”
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