Published Jan 11, 2021Netflix recently hiked up its prices again, but the streamer has no shortage of ways to spend money. Up next, the company has signed on Kevin Hart for a lucrative four-movie deal.
The deal, which is compared to Adam Sandler's ongoing cash-in with the service, is worth a reported eight figures [via Deadline]. The deal will see Hart's HartBeat production company team up with Netflix for at least four new films.
"Partnering with Netflix is an amazing opportunity for HartBeat and myself," Hart 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."
"Netflix has enjoyed a long relationship with Kevin and we've been lucky enough to partner with him many times," Netflix's Stuber added. "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."
Kevin Hart had Netflix's top comedy special of 2020. His films have grossed a total of $4 billion USD worldwide.