Kevin Hart is expanding his already impressive portfolio with a new partnership with kids cable network, Nickelodeon.
Variety reports the Night School star has just signed a first-look deal with Nick through his HartBeat Productions banner. Under the deal, the Philadelphia comic will develop and produce live-action, scripted kids content for the network.
“For me, Nick has always represented everything fun about being a kid, and it’s still at the forefront today of kids’ and family entertainment,” Hart said. “I’ve been slimed at Kids’ Choice, won a lot of Orange Blimps and my kids are my very own built-in focus group, so I’m ready to dive in and make some next-level shows with Brian and everyone at Nickelodeon.”
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Head of Nickelodeon, producer Brian Robbins, added, “I’m excited to inherit this terrific content deal with Kevin Hart just as I step into my new role at Nickelodeon. Kevin is an incredible talent whose appeal cuts across practically every age group and every member of the family. He knows how to create unforgettable characters, and I can’t wait for him and HartBeat Productions to focus their creativity on making great new content with us.”