Kevin Hart Signs Exclusive Partnership Deal With Netflix
We will be seeing more of Kevin Hart on Netflix. According to the streaming giant, the comedian and entrepreneur has signed a first-look film production deal with his company, HartBeat Productions, as well as a partnership for feature films.
“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,” Kevin Hart said in a statement.
After having Netflix’s no. 1 comedy special of 2020, Kevin Hart, Netflix will be the exclusive home for four feature films starring and produced by the popular comedian. Hart’s movies have grossed more than $4 billion at the global box office.
Scott Stuber, head of original films, at Netflix 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.”
Hart will star in and executive produce the Netflix scripted limited series True Story, which marks Hart’s first dramatic series debut.
“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” said Bryan Smiley – president of film and television for HartBeat Productions.