Apr 01, 2019 05:04 PM EST
Kevin Hart to Receive CinemaCon's International Star of the Year Award
Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon, has announced that Kevin Hart will receive this year's "CinemaCon® International Star of the Year Award." Hart will be presented with this special honor at the "CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards" ceremony taking place on the evening of Thursday, April 4, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
"With his films continuously earning the top spot at the box office, Kevin Hart has brought some of the most entertaining comedic films to audiences around the world and continues to prove that he is one of the most dynamic and agile actors today," noted Neuhauser. "With the upcoming release of 'The Secret Life of Pets 2,' Hart will once again showcase his singular comedic brilliance as everyone's favorite crazy-but-cute bunny, Snowball, all but guaranteeing that audiences around the globe will be flocking to theaters. We could not be more excited to present him with this year's ‘CinemaCon International Star of the Year Award.'"
Hart lent his voice to his next film, Universal Pictures' "The Secret Life of Pets 2," which will arrive in theatres on June 7, 2019. Hart leads the returning lineup for the sequel to the blockbuster animated comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Director Chris Renaud and writer Brian Lynch will return for the next chapter of the series, which will be produced by Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy. Harrison Ford, Tiffany Haddish, Pete Holmes, Garth Jennings, Nick Kroll, and Patton Oswalt join the cast alongside returning cast members Lake Bell, Hannibal Buress, Dana Carvey, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan, Jenny Slate, and Eric Stonestreet.
CinemaCon, the official convention of NATO, begins today, April 1 through April 4 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The Coca-Cola Company is the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon.
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