Kevin Hart Signs Massive Four-Movie Deal With Netflix

Kevin Hart (Shutterstock)

Kevin Hart has closed a big money deal with Netflix to star in and produce four films through his HartBeat Productions, then he’ll enter into a first-look agreement with the streaming giant.

While financial terms of the contract were not disclosed, Deadline reported Monday that the agreement is likely somewhere near the $150 million, four-picture deal Netflix previously inked with Adam Sandler.

Hart expressed his gratitude in a statement released by the streamer.

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

Related Story:  Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes to Play Long-Lost Brothers in Netflix Drama Series

Scott Stuber, head of original films at Netflix, added about Hart: “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.”

Over the year’s the multi-hyphenate’s movies, including Ride Along, The Upside and Central Intelligence, have brought in more than $4 billion at the worldwide box office.

In 2019, Hart’s six-part docuseries Don’t F—k This Up streamed on Netflix. Then in November 2020, the company released his Zero F—s Given stand-up special.

The comedian is slated to executive produce and co-star alongside Wesley Snipes in True Story, an upcoming limited series for Netflix that will serve as Hart’s debut in a drama series.