WME Signs Kevin Hart and Hartbeat in All Areas

Kevin Hart and his global entertainment company Hartbeat have signed with WME for representation in all areas.

Hart will continue to develop, star in and produce feature films, television, commercials, and podcasts via Hartbeat. Hart was represented by WME for comedy touring, and is now expanding his relationship with the agency. The move to WME comes as Hart and Hartbeat continue to expand their portfolio of multi-platform IP.

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Hart, who was named by Billboard as the highest grossing comedian in 2023, recently announced his “Acting My Age” tour.

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. Hart has received multiple Grammy and Emmy award nominations over his decades-spanning career and is also a two-time New York Times best selling author.

A successful entrepreneur, Hart is chairman of Hartbeat, which develops, creates, distributes, and markets entertainment and experiences at the intersection of comedy and culture. Hartbeat, which released 23 projects last year across TV, film, digital and audio, is a creator 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 starring Hart, such as the recent hit Netflix action heist “LIFT” and upcoming series “Fight Night” for Peacock, Hartbeat is also committed to supporting and elevating the next generation of diverse comedic talent.

Outside of Hart-led projects, Hartbeat has 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 AppleTV+.

Hart’s entrepreneurial endeavors also include acting as chairman of his VC firm Hartbeat Ventures. He is a founding partner in premium tequila brand Gran Coramino, plant-based quick serve restaurant Hart House and nutritional wellness brand VitaHustle.

Hart continues to be represented by 3 Arts, Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham and Haley Hileman.

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