Kevin Hart Says He Got Down to 4 Percent Body Fat for 'Lift' Role (Exclusive)

The comedian also talks to ET about his group chat with other famous action stars.

Kevin Hart is embracing his action side in his new heist movie, Lift! The 44-year-old comedian-actor is engaging in some high-flying stunts for the new Netflix film. 

And when it comes to training for the role of Cyrus, Hart says staying in shape was key. Lift is about a master thief and her ex-boyfriend who team up to steal $100 million in gold bullion being transported on a 777 passenger flight.

"I'm a firm believer in if you stay ready, you never have to get ready," Hart tells ET's Rachel Smith at a press day for the film in New York City. "I probably was at four percent body fat through the course of this movie."


Hart -- who has co-starred with other actions stars, including Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson throughout his career -- says that he keeps in touch with other famous gym buffs in an A-list group chat. 

"The conversations of us action guys, we have a group chat. Our group chat is called 'Action Star Gang,'" Hart teases. 

Lift, also starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sam Worthington, starts streaming Friday, Jan. 12 on Netflix.