Netflix has licensed the worldwide (ex-China) rights to Fatherhood from Sony Pictures.
Higher Ground Productions, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company, will present the film, alongside Netflix and Sony
Director: Paul Weitz (In Good Company, About A Boy)
Writers: Dana Stevens (City of Angels, Safe Haven, For Love Of The Game) and Paul Weitz
Producers: Marty Bowen, Kevin Hart, David Beaubaire, Peter Kiernan
Executive Producers: Betsy Danbury, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Bryan Smiley, Jaclyn Huntling Swatt, Isaac Klausner, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin
Cast: Emmy Award Nominee Kevin Hart (Jumanji, The Upside), Academy Award Nominee Alfre Woodard (Juanita, Clemency), Lil Rel Howery (Bad Trip, Get Out), DeWanda Wise (Someone Great, Jurassic World: Dominion), Emmy Award Nominee Anthony Carrigan (Barry, Gotham), Melody Hurd (Them) and Golden Globe Nominee Paul Reiser (Mad About You, The Kominsky Method)
Based on the book Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love by Matthew Logelin, in this heartwarming, funny, and emotional true story, Kevin Hart takes on the toughest job in the world: Fatherhood.
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 was independently licensed and not part of this overall deal)
Netflix will release the film on June 18, 2021