Adam Sandler and Netflix Inc. have made a deal to make four new movies for the global streaming service. According to Netflix, Sandler has become one of the biggest draws on the company.
His movie with Jennifer Aniston, “Murder Mystery,” was ranked the streaming service’s most popular title in the United States in 2019. The movie is “one of the six movies and a comedy special he has made for Netflix with his company, Happy Madison Productions, since 2015,” as reported by Fox Business.
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Fans of Sandler’s could expect new projects such as Hubie Halloween” co-starring Kevin James and Julie Bowen and an animated feature film that Sandler will write and star in as a voice actor.
Fox Business reported that “Netflix is counting on original movies such as Sandler’s to help it compete with new rivals, particularly Walt Disney Co, which has been removing its films from Netflix and taking them to its own Disney+ streaming service.”
“Uncut Gems,” Sandler’s latest film, will premiere on Netflix in May.