Kevin Hart And His Production Company Hartbeat Sign With WME

Kevin Hart and his entertainment company Hartbeat have signed with WME for representation in all areas. Hart continues to develop, star, and produce feature films, television, commercials and podcasts via Hartbeat. The move to WME comes as Hart and Hartbeat continue to expand their portfolio of multi-platform IP.

Hart, named by Billboard as 2023’s highest-grossing comedian — recently announced his Acting My Age tour, with tickets going on general sale Friday. Last month, he received the Kennedy Center’s annual Mark Twain Prize for American Comedy, as the 25th recipient and the youngest honoree to date.

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Hart has received multiple Grammy and Emmy nominations over his 25-plus-year career. He is also a two-time New York Times bestselling author.

Hart is chairman of Hartbeat, which develops, creates, distributes and markets entertainment and experiences at the intersection of comedy and culture. The company released 23 projects last year across TV, film, digital and audio, and is a sought-after creative engine for platforms, brands and audiences. The company boasts strategic partnerships with NBCUniversal, Netflix, SiriusXM, Sundance Institute, P&G, Walmart, Chase, Draft Kings and more.

In addition to producing tentpole projects where the company is supporting and elevating the next generation of diverse comedic talent, Hart was most recently seen in the hit Netflix action heist Lift and upcoming series Fight Night for Peacock, Hartbeat is behind the coming-of-age comedy film Prom Dates for Hulu, the Tribeca premiere of the documentary feature Group Therapy, and Number One on the Call Sheet for Apple TV+.

Hart continues to be represented by 3 Arts, Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham and Haley Hileman. WME had previously repped Hart for touring.

WME has been on a run lately on the signing front, inking the likes of Sam Worthington, Molly Gordon, Michael Che and Kenya Barris.

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