Universal Pictures’ announced that the concert movie Kevin Hart: What Now? has been slated for released for October 14, 2016 on a date that puts it between two other studio releases, Monster High — a live-action film based on the Mattel Doll from producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron — and the horror sequel to Oujia.
Hart’s last concert film, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, grossed $32.3M on the July 4th weekend in 2013. That became the third-highest live stand-up comedy movie of all time. Universal has had great success releasing Hart-starring films, especially Ride Along which starred the comedian and Ice Cube. That picture grossed $153.9M worldwide. That film also spawned a sequel which is expected to be released from the studio on Jan. 15th of next year.
Hart’s What Now? filmed outdoors in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field.