“Partnering with Netflix is an amazing opportunity for HartBeat and myself,” said Hart in a statement. “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.”
The major deal compared to that of Adam Sandler, who signed with Netflix in 2014, and made six films for the streamer, comes as Hart is already a presence on the streaming network with various stand-ups and documentaries. His most recent No F**s Given special and Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up respectively.
“Hart is currently shooting action comedy Man From Toronto and is due to begin shooting True Story, a dramatic limited series with Wesley Snipes for Netflix right after. The latter is not part of the deal. Also on the docket is Borderlands, a feature for Lionsgate.”
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