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Jan 31, 2020

Netflix Extends Deal with Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is set to make Netflix home for the long run!

Fresh off the release of Murder Mystery, Adam Sandler’s most popular Netflix film to date, Netflix is excited to extend their deal with Sandler and Happy Madison Productions to make four more films. Netflix revealed members have spent a whopping two billion hours watching Adam Sandler’s films since 2015 – the year that The Ridiculous 6 premiered – proving there’s no such thing as too much Sandler. 

Murder Mystery Image Still Courtesy of Netflix

Sandler is currently starring in Josh and Benny Safdie’s critically acclaimed Uncut Gems which is being released in U.S. theaters by A24.  The film will be released globally (excluding U.S.) on Netflix on 31 January, and in the U.S. in May.  Sandler was named Best Actor for his portrayal of Howard Ratner by the National Board of Review, Las Vegas Film Critics Society, Boston Society of Film Critics, Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, St. Louis Film Critics Association, Austin Film Critics Association, AARP Movies for Grown Ups and is nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Murder Mystery, where he stars alongside Jennifer Aniston, won The People’s Choice Award for Best Comedy of 2019. 

Later this year, Sandler will star in the Netflix family film Hubie Halloween alongside Kevin James, Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Maya Rudolph, Rob Schneider, Kenan Thompson, Steve Buscemi, Michael Chiklis, Tim Meadows, Noah Schnapp, Paris Berelc, China Anne McClain and Shaquille O’Neal, and has animated feature film that he will write, produce, and star in as a voice actor in the works at the studio. Meaning you will get all Adam Sandler all the time. We’re looking forward to what comedy and drama Adam cooks up with the creative freedom he’s being granted at Netflix. Let us know what you think.