Kevin Hart Is About to Become a Mogul

Kevin Hart, in concert.

Kevin Hart, in concert.

Philly-bred comedian Kevin Hart and Lionsgate have announced a new partnership that will include a new “social adventure tablet game,” as well as an on-demand video service.

The new, Netflix-style service will be called Laugh Out Loud, and will include a hidden-camera show in which Hart works as a Lyft driver. The rest of the service’s offerings will be “curated” by Hart to include “shows featuring social media stars and up and coming comedians,” Lionsgate said in its announcement of the partnership.

“I understand the direction in which the television business is headed, and I see this big new space toward which audiences are starting to gravitate,” said Hart, whose production company, Hartbeat Digital, is part of the deal. “I believe that launching this venture together now puts us ahead of the pack.” Read more »

New Nike Video Proves Kevin Hart Is the Definition of Fitness Goals 

Still from Nike Training "INNER STRENGTH" video

Still from Nike Training “INNER STRENGTH” video

Over the summer, we noticed that Philly native Kevin Hart was killing the fitness game on Instagram: He is a big fan of the gym selfie and often posts videos of himself getting his sweat on and/or acting a fool (because he is a comedian, after all) while surrounded by weights. And his Instagram posts aren’t his only mark on the fitness world: Over, the summer, while on his latest comedy tour, Hart, in collaboration with Nike, was holding pop-up Run With Hart 5Ks in cities all over the country (he stopped in Philly at the end of August). So, if he wasn’t already up there in your mental list of celebrity fitness idols, he’s about to be. Read more »

Kevin Hart Run, Philly Naked Bike Ride, Philly 10K: The Best Instagrams from Your Crazy-Busy Weekend

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If you need a weekend to recover from your weekend, we don’t blame you — it was a big one for fitness in Philly! From Kevin Hart’s pop-up run at the Art Museum Steps to the Philly 10K to the Philly Naked Bike Ride, there was tons of sweaty fun happening around town. Below, our 15 favorite photos from Instagram to sum up this weekend’s events.  Read more »

Kevin Hart Hosting Free Tail Gate Party on Saturday [CONTEST CLOSED]

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UPDATE [8/28/2015, 12:19 pm]: All our tickets have been given away! Thanks for playing.

ORIGINAL: Kevin Hart is doing up Philly hard this weekend. Besides his show on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field, he’ll be jogging with locals in a pop-up 5K on Saturday morning, and later that night he’ll host a private tail-gate party at Lincoln Financial Field.

The party will feature live performances by D.C.-born rapper Wale and NYC’s DJ Envy, and Hart will come later for what the event’s sponsor, Miller Lite, calls a “”What Now? surprise” Since his tour’s called “What Now?,” I’m assuming that means he’ll do a little standup sneak peek of the show.

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This Is When and Where Kevin Hart’s Free Pop-Up Philly 5K Is Happening!

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As many of you probably know, comedian Kevin Hart is currently on tour, and he’s been holding pop-up 5Ks in many of the cities he stops in. So if you’ve been compulsively checking Twitter to get some — any! — information about when and where he will be holding his pop-up 5K in Philly, his hometown, you can stop pressing refresh: Last night, Hart tweeted out a link to reserve your spot for his Philly 5K, happening this Saturday, August 29th. Eeeeeee! Read more »

How Seven Philly-Born Celebrities Stay Fit

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For celebs who are in the spotlight constantly, keeping in shape is practically part of their job. So it’s no surprise that many of the stars we adore are as fit as it comes. These seven Philadelphia born-and-bred celebrities — from Kevin Hart to P!nk to Will Smith and more — are definitely fit and, call us nosy, but I’m sure we’re not alone in wanting to know how they do it. So we shamelessly dug up their wellness routines to inspire, inform, and entertain you. Check them out below.  Read more »

Bradley Cooper, Kevin Hart Honored With Stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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It’s pretty neat to see Bradley Cooper and Kevin Hart, two Philly boys, having their Hollywood heyday at the same time. Over the past few years, their names have been linked to phrases like “top box-office draw,” “No. 1 movie,” and “mega millions.” So it’s no wonder Tinseltown has chosen to immortalize them in concrete and star-shaped plaque form on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

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