Not just one of the hottest tickets at this year’s New York Comedy Festival, but one of the hottest comedy tickets in general is comedian Kevin Hart. Kevin’s been working the circuit, climbing his way up the showbiz ladder for a decade now and his poised to become a household name and comedy legend. Get the facts about what you need to know on Kevin Hart.
1. His First Hollywood Break Came From Director Judd Apatow
He may not have the height of an NBA baller, but that he doesn’t mean he doesn’t have at least some of the skills. He was voted MVP at the NBA Celebrity All-star game, despite being ejected in the fourth quarter for throwing a shoe. Hey, it happens…
10. Household Name Status Could be Just a Seth Rogen Movie Away
Hart and Rogen aren’t strangers to working together (Undeclared, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), but their upcoming project will be the first time the two comedy stars will be co-staring in a project together. The comedy duo will play the first interracial police partners, working to infiltrate the New York City underworld of drug smuggling. The film is being developed by the Rogen and Evan Goldberg writing team (Superbad) and Kevin will will executive produce via his HartBeat Productions company.