Hart's "Let Me Explain" tour was one of the most successful comedy tours of all time, with more than 540,000 tickets sold. Both of his shows at New York's Madison Square Garden and his performance at London's O2 Arena sold out, as well as his appearances in Canada, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Amsterdam. The tour concluded this past New Year's Eve in Los Angeles by selling out the Staples Center and grossing over $1 million in revenue in one night. Only five other comedians - Andrew Dice Clay, Dane Cook, Chris Rock, Russell Peters and Eddie Murphy - have sold out Madison Square Garden where Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain was filmed.
Lionsgate forged a partnership with Codeblack in May 2012 to draw upon Clanagan and his team's 20 years of entrepreneurial expertise in developing hit films, television series, home entertainment, music and new media for the urban market.
Hart is represented by UTA and 3 Arts. The deal was negotiated by Clanagan on behalf of Codeblack Films, and Marc Danon, Lionsgate's Vice President of Acquisitions & Business Development, and Jean Chi, Sr. VP, Business and Legal Affairs, on behalf of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment.
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain was released July 3rd, 2013 and stars Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Will 'Spank' Horton, Joey Wells, Dwayne Brown, Na'im Lynn, Nathan L. Smith, John Clausell. The film is directed by Leslie Small, Tim Story.