Kevin Hart Signs Major Deal with Netflix

Kevin Hart

LOS ANGELES, CA. October 10, 2016: Kevin Hart at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony honoring comedian Kevin Hart.

Netflix, which he will produce and star in four separate films for the streaming giant.

Join Project Casting to access jobs you can apply for right now!

The Netflix deal for Kevin Hart is reportedly similar to the partnership deal with Adam Sandler has with the streaming company. Hart will have a first-look film deal for other films under his HartBeat Productions company.

Kevin Hart is arguably one of the few consistent actors and entertainers in Hollywood. In fact, his movies grossed over $4 billion worldwide and his last Netflix special had over 21 million viewers in its first month. Kevin Hart is planning on creating a dramatic series called “True Story”, which is produced by HeartBeat productions and Eric Newman.

“Partnering with Netflix is an amazing opportunity for HartBeat and myself,” Hart said 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.”

“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,” Scott Stuber said in a statement. “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.”

“I am beyond thrilled about this exciting new chapter in our company’s history,” Bryan Smiley said in a statement. “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.”

Get the latest entertainment jobs and networking opportunities Sign up with Project Casting today.

More Project Casting Entertainment News:

SAG-AFTRA: Productions in Los Angeles Will Go On Hiatus Until Mid-January

SAG-AFTRA announces most TV and film productions will remain on hiatus until mid-January 2021 Following the surge in coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles, and just hours after state officials announced an indefinite stay-at-home order...

Bad Boys 4, 5, and 6 is in Development (Report)

Bad Boys 4, 5, and 6 are reportedly coming soon. It took years before we finally saw a sequel to Bad Boys 2, but, according to reports, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence could be reprising...

Amazon is Now Hiring People to Work From Home (UPDATE)

Are you looking for a job to work from home? Amazon is now hiring people to remotely for its customer service department. Amazon is looking to hire some work-from-home jobs for a wide variety of...