CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE
If there's one thing KEVIN HART (George) can do, its sell
shoes. If there's one thing Kevin Hart can do better than sell shoes, it's
explode into one of the foremost comedians and entertainers in the industry
After an electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy
club, Kevin quit his shoe salesman job and began performing full time at venues
such as The Boston Comedy Club, Caroline's , Stand-Up NY, The Laugh Factory, and
The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. However, it was his first appearance at the
Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that led Kevin into roles in feature
Kevin just wrapped production on the remake of Untouchables for The Weinstein
Co. alongside Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman, and he will also release his
book I Can't Make This U: Life Lessons this summer. To round out 2017, Kevin
will appear in the Sony reboot of the classic film Jumanji alongside Dwayne
Johnson and Jack Black.
Hart's recent movie projects include the animated film The Secret Life of Pets
(Illumination Entertainment) and the biggest grossing live action comedy Central
Intelligence (New Line Cinema and Universal Pictures), Universal's Ride Along 2,
which grossed over $100 million worldwide, Screen Gems' The Wedding Ringer, and
Warner Brothers' Get Hard. The consummate worker, Hart is also a force in
television, executive producing the show, Real Husbands of Hollywood which is
currently in Season 5. In addition, Comedy Central will launch 2 standup comedy
series' Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City and Untitled Kevin Hart Stand-Up
In addition, Hart embarked on the multi-city domestic and international WHAT NOW
comedy tour. Domestically, he sold out 8 tristate area arenas, including Madison
Square Garden, Barclays, Prudential Center and Jones Beach, selling over 100,000
tickets in the NY market. He was also the first comedian to sell out an NFL
stadium, selling over 50,000 tickets in one show. Internationally, he sold out
over a dozen arenas in the European market, selling over 150,000 tickets, and
sold out arenas across Australia, selling 100,000 tickets. Hart's hit comedy
tour grossed over $100 million worldwide.
To round out 2016, Hart wrapped production on Sony Pictures' continuation of the
classic Jumanji, alongside Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black, and Universal Pictures
released the feature version of his comedy tour WHAT NOW in October.
In 2012, Hart was tapped to host the 2012 MTV VMA's, garnering much industry
praise for his appearance, before his next comedy tour, Let Me Explain took him
to 90 American cities along with Europe and Africa - resulting in him becoming
the second American in history to sell out London's O2 Arena. Kevin spent the
fall of 2012 filming two movies back to back: Screen Gems' remake of the film,
About Last Night, and Universal's buddy Cop movie Ride Along, opposite Ice Cube.
Kevin continued his incredible run with a starring role in Screen Gems' Think
Like A Man, a comedy based on Steve Harvey's bestselling book, which grossed $95
Million worldwide, and had a supporting role in the Universal / Nick Stoller
comedy, Five Year Engagement, produced by Judd Apatow.
In September, 2011 Hart released Laugh At My Pain the feature film version of
his comedy tour (under the same name). The movie grossed over $7 million, and
was 2011's most successful film of those released in less than 300 theaters. The
LAMP tour was so successful, it catapulted Hart to 2011's number one comedian on
Ticketmaster, and in February, 2011, he sold out the Nokia Theater for two
nights in a row, breaking the record previously set by Eddie Murphy. This lead
to the LAMP DVD hitting double platinum in February 2012, after being on sale
for only a month.
Other film credits include Little Fockers with Robert DeNiro and Ben Stiller,
Death at a Funeral, Fool's Gold and The 40 Year-Old Virgin.
In 2009, Hart's one-hour Comedy Central special I'm A Grown Little Man became
one of the highest rated specials for the network, and in 2010, Hart's DVD
Seriously...Funny was one of the fastest selling DVDs, going triple Platinum,
aided by and the Comedy Central special of the same name, which was the highest
rated comedy special of 2010.
Hart's other television credits include, hosting BET's classic stand-up comedy
series Comic View: One Mic Stand, ABC's The Big House, which he also executive
produced and wrote, and recurring roles on Love, Inc, Barbershop, and
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