Trailer: Kevin Hart’s Fatherhood arrives on Netflix this June
James R | On 31, May 2021
“She’s been crying for hours.” That’s the sound of Kevin Hart tackling Fatherhood in Netflix’s new film.
The comedian stars in the true story about a widower taking on one of the toughest jobs in the world: being a dad. Based on the uplifting memoir by Matthew Logelin, the film stars Alfre Woodard, Lil Rel Howery, DeWanda Wise, Anthony Carrigan and Paul Reiser, with Paul Weitz at the helm. all-star cast. It premieres on Netflix on 18th June. Here’s the trailer:
Fatherhood is available on Netflix UK, as part of an £9.99 monthly subscription.
Netflix to release Kevin Hart’s Fatherhood this June
9th March 2021
Netflix will release Kevin Hart’s drama Fatherhood this June, just in time for Father’s Day.
Based on the book Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love by Matthew Logelin, the film sees Hart take on the toughest job in the world: Fatherhood. Hart is joined on screen by Alfre Woodard (Juanita, Clemency), Lil Rel Howery (Bad Trip, Get Out), DeWanda Wise (Someone Great, Jurassic World: Dominion), Anthony Carrigan (Barry, Gotham), Melody Hurd (Them) and Paul Reiser (Mad About You, The Kominsky Method).
Directed by Paul Weitz (In Good Company, About A Boy) and written by Weitz and Dana Stevens (City of Angels, Safe Haven, For Love Of The Game), the film is produced by Marty Bowen, Kevin Hart, David Beaubaire and Peter Kiernan. The exec-producers include Betsy Danbury, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Bryan Smiley, Jaclyn Huntling Swatt, Isaac Klausner, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin.
Netflix has licensed the worldwide (ex-China) rights to Fatherhood from Sony Pictures, which will present the film alongside Higher Ground Productions, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company.
Earlier this year, Hart and his HartBeat Productions inked an exclusive partnership with Netflix for feature films as well as a first-look production deal. Fatherhood is not part of that deal, but it marks Hart’s ongoing relationship with the streamer.
Netflix will release the film on 18th June.