Kevin Hart Launches New Media Venture With $100M Investment From Private Equity Backers
Kevin Hart had this to say about the new venture:
“The creation of HARTBEAT and our capital raise with Abry represent a new era in comedy. This all started out with a mission to keep the world laughing together, and I’m so proud our teams have delivered on that, putting in the hard work to build the most innovative and inclusive comedic storytelling company.”
In addition to its partnership with NBCUniversal’s Peacock, HARTBEAT reportedly has a film deal with Netflix, a partnership with SiriusXM and a deal with Audible and Charlamagne Tha God. According to reports, the company already has more than 60 projects currently in development, including Me Time on Netflix with Mark Wahlberg and Regina Hall, Storytown on HBOMax and Heist.