Kevin Hart knows the value of his work, so he’s bringing one of his most beloved projects to an even bigger platform.
Deadline reports Die Hart, the shortform series that originally aired on Quibi before being acquired by Roku, is being restructured into a film for and will serve as a “condensed version of the Hartbeat-produced series”, with satirical action-comedy movie featuring Hart, John Travolta, Nathalie Emmanuel, Josh Hartnett, and Jean Reno, launching worldwide on Prime Video in February.
Along with the reworked movie, a sequel series is also in production, as Hartbeat and Roku are working on Die Hart 2: Die Harter, which will also star John Cena, Ben Schwartz, and Paula Pell.
“We truly love this movie and can’t wait to share it with our customers,” said Chris Mansolillo, Director of Content Acquisition at Prime Video. “Kevin Hart is one of the world’s most talented entertainers, and we’re so pleased to work with him and Hartbeat to be the exclusive home for this brilliant film.”
“We are excited to team up with Prime Video to share with viewers a new Die Hart experience through its release as a feature-length film,” said Jeff Clanagan, Hartbeat’s Chief Distribution Officer and Die Hart producer. “Die Hart has become a powerhouse franchise for Hartbeat and an incredible crowd-pleaser that unites audiences around the world through laughter. We are thrilled to partner with Prime Video and Empire to bring Die Hart the movie to both audiences at home worldwide and cinema goers in South Africa, furthering its growing impact on a global stage.”
Die Hart will launch on Prime Video on February 24th.