Kevin Hart of 'About Last Night' a man on the move
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'Right direction'I've got a movie I'm about to start filming with Will Ferrell in March ('Get Hard').
Between that, between 'Think Like a Man Too,' between 'Wedding Ringer,' 'About Last Night,' 'Ride Along' - we're about to start filming 'Ride Along 2' - everything's moving in the right direction.
With his cocaine-addicted father in and out of jail, the fast-talking, diminutive (5-foot-4) comedian was raised in Philadelphia by his mother.
Hart's 2011 "Laugh at My Pain" tour grossed in excess of $15 million, good for the No. 1 spot on Ticketmaster's listing of comedians.
"If you work hard to get results and t hen you start to see those results, you don't relax and go, 'Oh my God, I made it, let me now go on vacation and chill,' " he says, succumbing to another yawn.
Closer to MametThe new film is also a romcom deriving from the 1986 movie, not the 1974 play, recast with an African American ensemble (Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant joining Hart), but it feels somehow closer
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