Kevin Hart signs a massive four-movie first-look deal with Netflix – Daily Mail

Kevin Hart signs a massive four-movie first-look deal with Netflix – Daily Mail

Kevin Hart signs a massive four-movie first-look deal with Netflix to star and produce through his HartBeat Productions company

Kevin Hart is ringing in the new year by finding a new home at Netflix in a massive, four-picture deal that has put him in some lofty company.

The 41-year-old actor signed a four-movie first-look deal to both star in and produce through his HartBeat Productions company, via Deadline

While financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, it’s said the streaming service’s last major commitment to a comedic actor was the $150 million, four-picture extension it signed with Adam Sandler. 

Big deal: Kevin Hart is ringing in the new year by finding a new home at Netflix in a massive, four-picture deal that has put him in some lofty company

Big deal: Kevin Hart is ringing in the new year by finding a new home at Netflix in a massive, four-picture deal that has put him in some lofty company

Big deal: Kevin Hart is ringing in the new year by finding a new home at Netflix in a massive, four-picture deal that has put him in some lofty company

Hart already has a well-established relationship with the streaming service, with his comedy special No F***s Given was their top comedy special of 2020, viewed by 21 million subscribers within the first four weeks of its release.

His films have grossed more than $4 billion at the box office, giving Netflix another big box office draw as many theaters still remain closed due to COVID-19.

Hart reacted to the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of the Deadline headline along with a brief statement to his 102 million followers.

Reaction: Hart reacted to the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of the Deadline headline along with a brief statement to his 102 million followers

Reaction: Hart reacted to the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of the Deadline headline along with a brief statement to his 102 million followers

Reaction: Hart reacted to the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of the Deadline headline along with a brief statement to his 102 million followers

‘Excited about this new chapter for myself & my company. I am beyond blessed and thankful for my team at HartBeat Productions….’ Hart began.

‘I truly believe in our ability to make global films that will make a lasting impact in cinema history for years to come. We are just getting started people…..It’s all about the “We” not the “Me,”‘ he concluded.

Hart added in another statement, ‘Partnering with Netflix is an amazing opportunity for HartBeat and myself.’

New chapter: 'Excited about this new chapter for myself & my company. I am beyond blessed and thankful for my team at HartBeat Productions....' Hart began

New chapter: 'Excited about this new chapter for myself & my company. I am beyond blessed and thankful for my team at HartBeat Productions....' Hart began

New chapter: ‘Excited about this new chapter for myself & my company. I am beyond blessed and thankful for my team at HartBeat Productions….’ Hart began

‘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,’ Hart continued.

‘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,’ he concluded.

Scott Stuber, head of original films at Netflix, added, ‘Netflix has enjoyed a long relationship with Kevin and we’ve been lucky enough to partner with him many times. 

Growth: '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,' he concluded

Growth: '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,' he concluded

Growth: ‘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,’ he concluded

‘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,’ he added.

Hart’s first project for Netflix, entitled True Story, will also mark his first time starring in a dramatic TV series, with Hart starring and producing with Eric Newman (Narcos).

The actor is currently filming The Man From Toronto with Woody Harrelson, with his new film Fatherhood slated for releases on April 16.

First project: Hart's first project for Netflix, entitled True Story, will also mark his first time starring in a dramatic TV series, with Hart starring and producing with Eric Newman (Narcos)

First project: Hart's first project for Netflix, entitled True Story, will also mark his first time starring in a dramatic TV series, with Hart starring and producing with Eric Newman (Narcos)

First project: Hart’s first project for Netflix, entitled True Story, will also mark his first time starring in a dramatic TV series, with Hart starring and producing with Eric Newman (Narcos)

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