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‘Hustle’ Acting Coach on Key to Working With NBA Stars and First-Time Actors

When filmmaker Jeremiah Zagar got called to the big leagues to direct Adam Sandler in Netflix’s Hustle, he drafted a key teammate from his last film to make the leap along with him. Noëlle Gentile, a onetime public school theater teacher in Brooklyn and upstate New York, spent months working with athletes-turned-actors Juancho Hernangomez, Anthony […]

Queen Latifah Reveals the Gift Adam Sandler Bought for Her After Their ‘Hustle’ Premiere

Queen Latifah is about to get the chance to walk a mile in Adam Sandler’s shoes. Latifah visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday, where she chatted with host Jimmy Kimmel about Hustle, the LeBron James-produced Netflix drama in which she stars opposite Sandler, who plays a struggling basketball scout. Kimmel seemed to find it amusing […]

Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah in Netflix’s ‘Hustle’: Film Review

NBA player Juancho Hernangómez also stars in Jeremiah Zagar’s inspirational drama about a struggling Philly pro basketball scout betting everything on an unknown talent.

Adam Sandler, ‘Hustle’ Team on Collaborating With Producer LeBron James and NBA Player Cast

Basketball superfan Adam Sandler is taking his love of the game to the next level, starring in the Netflix sports drama Hustle as a washed-up NBA scout who takes a risk on an extraordinary player he discovers playing street ball. Sandler was not only portraying a member of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise, but was surrounded […]

Adam Sandler Comedy ‘Hustle,’ Chris Hemsworth Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Spiderhead’ Among Netflix Summer Movie Slate

Netflix has revealed its summer plans. The streamer on Wednesday announced much of its upcoming film schedule, including tentpoles such as sci-fi thriller Spiderhead starring Chris Hemsworth, and The Gray Man, featuring Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling. Hustle, a comedy starring Queen Latifah and Adam Sandler, and an animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie are also on […]

Adam Sandler’s Basketball Love Letter ‘Hustle’ Drops First Teaser

The first teaser trailer for Adam Sandler’s upcoming film Hustle dropped Friday, and it is clear that the Netflix project is a love letter to the actor’s favorite sport, basketball. A more serious picture than the typical Sandler streaming fare, Hustle is the story about a former pro basketball scout (Sandler) who tries to remake […]

Jodie Turner-Smith, Mark Strong Join Netflix’s ‘Murder Mystery 2’

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston have landed a who’s who for their whodunit sequel Murder Mystery 2. Jodie Turner-Smith, Mark Strong, Mélanie Laurent, Kuhoo Verma, Enrique Arce, Tony Goldwyn, Annie Mumolo and Zurin Villanueva are joining the franchise alongside Sandler and Aniston, with Adeel Akhtar and John Kani set to return as their characters from […]

Adam Sandler’s Sean Payton Movie Turns Bounties Suspension Into Family Comedy

If there was still any question whether the Kevin James-starring film about NFL coach Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal would take the situation seriously, the trailer for Netflix’s Home Team, which dropped Tuesday, cleared that up. Produced by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, Home Team makes a family comedy out of […]

Netflix Had ‘Hustle’ Plot Changed for Brand Purposes, Adam Sandler Says

Adam Sandler says Netflix asked that a plot point be changed in his upcoming film Hustle for brand purposes. The comic-actor dropped by The Dan Patrick Show on Thursday where he mentioned the company’s script request while giving an update on the production. In the film, Sandler plays an NBA scout trying to rejuvenate his […]

Kevin James, Taylor Lautner to Star in Netflix Football Movie ‘Home Team’

Kevin James, Taylor Lautner and Rob Schneider are set to star in football comedy Home Team, inspired by the life of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton. The feature, which is currently in production, takes place two years after Payton won the Super Bowl. He gets suspended from the league, after which he goes back […]

Adam Sandler Playing in Pick-Up Basketball Game Goes Viral

Video of Adam Sandler playing in a pick-up basketball game apparently in Long Island over the weekend has gone viral as fans of the actor-comic just can’t seem to get enough of his court prowess. His outfit also drew some attention. Sandler is a well-known hoops nut who has been spotted at several Los Angeles […]