Kevin Hart will be returning to our screens in June for a Netflix movie. The man known for his comedic adventures sticks to the same roots. But this time it added a little emotional toll. Yes, Fatherhood, a brand new comedy drama produced by Columbia Pictures and distributed by Netflix, in which the actor plays a single father. Paul Weitz directed the film with the help of Dana Stevens, who worked with him on the screenplay for the film. In addition to Kevin Hart as the lead actor, Alfre Woodard, Lil Rel Howery, DeWanda Wise, Anthony Carrigan, Melody Hurd and Paul Reiser star in the film.
Fatherhood is based on Matthew Logelin’s 2011 memoir, Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love. It is a story of a single father who learns what fatherhood means when he loses his wife while giving birth to a daughter. Now he takes on all the responsibility of raising her on his own. As we said, this time a comedy with an emotional twist. So here we take a look at what this new Kevin Hart movie is about and when we can expect the movie to hit our screens too, who’s playing who in Netflix’s Fatherhood.
Paternity release date
Fatherhood will officially be released on June 18, 2021. It will be released digitally on Netflix. Originally, Fatherhood was supposed to hit theaters last year. The original release of the film was scheduled for the month of April. But in January 2020, Sony Pictures decided to push the film all the way to next year. After the planned dates, the Covid-19 pandemic came into play, and fatherhood became one of the victims. This resulted in the studios pushing it two or three times to the year 2021. Finally, Netflix licensed the release of the movie, and now Sony Pictures decided to release the movie on the OTT platform in one go, while they only release it in the cinema. in China.
The story of Kevin Hart starring Fatherhood follows Matthew Logelin, whose wife died giving birth to their newborn daughter Maddy. As a result, Matthew learns step by step how to grow a little girl as a single father. Especially when the world told him he couldn’t go back and had to go where they could start a family. The film depicts the journey of the love of a father and daughter and a father learning what fatherhood means.
The Fatherhood trailer gives a little more insight into how the Netflix comedy drama can unfold. We have a lot of funny and quirky moments. Starting with Kevin Hart’s Matthew figuring out what to do as a parent, while everyone else told him to go back to his family. He and his friends also play a song for the baby. We also see the little girl Maddy growing up with her father and Matthew who struggles every day with the facts about the absence of his daughter’s mother. But at the end of the day, all in good spirits, as the father-daughter duo sums it all up.
Aside from all the fun moments, we’ll be sure to see some emotionally striking moments in the movie as well. Matthew is still haunted by the fact that he is losing his wife and hopes she can be there for them. His daughter also asks Maddy why only two of them are together while watching other children with their mothers. Either way, fatherhood is an emotional rollercoaster with funny jokes here and there. Watch the official trailer for the movie below.
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