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Kicking off Lionsgate's new partnership with Codeblack Films to produce and distribute feature films and other projects for the urban market, Codeblack has acquired stand-up comedy mega-star Kevin Hart's concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, the Company announced today. The film is financed and executive produced by Hart and his Hartbeat Productions banner, and produced by Jeff Clanagan via the Codeblack Films banner. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain captures the laughter, energy and mayhem from Hart's 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour, which spanned 10 countries and 80 cities, and generated over $32 million in ticket sales. Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label is targeting a broad summer theatrical release over the July 4, 2013 holiday weekend. The film follows Codeblack's box office success Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain, which generated a stellar $7.7 million at the domestic box office playing in limited release in September 2011.

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