Adam Sandler Reveals Next Movie With ‘Uncut Gems’ Directors Involves “Insane” 340-Page Script
— 8 February 2023

Adam Sandler Reveals Next Movie With ‘Uncut Gems’ Directors Involves “Insane” 340-Page Script

— 8 February 2023
Garry Lu
Garry Lu

It sounds like The Safdie Brothers are about to get another career-defining performance from Adam Sandler, the latter of whom has indicated their next movie – apparently focused on the world of high-end card collecting – will be based on an “insane” and “great” 340-page screenplay.

“They’ve been writing this movie we’re supposed to do together for a couple years. They just write hundreds and hundreds of pages,” Adam Sandler told The Hollywood Reporter.

“I’ll read them and I’ll say, ‘I like the part when this…’ And they’ll be like, ‘Oh, that’s not in it anymore. We did a whole other thing. We’re going to send you a new draft.’ They just don’t stop writing and thinking and coming at every angle they can, and this movie we’re going to do is pretty amazing.”

News of this forthcoming collaboration was initially broken by Indiewire, which buried the detail in a broader article about why Hollywood is failing to connect movie stars with the filmmakers they deserved. Since then, however, not only has the Hustle star himself gone on record to verify the claim, we’ve learned that Netflix has agreed to both produce and distribute the final cut.

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“They’re working hard on it. Their work ethic is bananas. They’re always working, always writing, always thinking,” Sandler noted in a previous interview.

“I don’t know what I can tell you, but it’s gonna be very exciting. It’s different.”

“But I don’t want them to ever say, ‘What the hell did you tell him that for?’ So I’ll just let them talk [about it].”

Sandler added: “I love these guys, I love ’em. I mean, they’re incredible filmmakers… Of course, I would die to work with them again, because it’s a brand new feeling. But the funniest thing is when I would say to the Safdies, ‘Your future is so bright,’ they didn’t want to talk about that. They were like, ‘I just like Gems, man.’ They just were so deep in it.”

Finishing touches are currently being applied to the screenplay with plans to begin rolling cameras in the second quarter of 2023, likely making it Sandler’s next project. Hopefully, the Sandman won’t be robbed of an Academy Award this time around.

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After stretching his legs with companies such as The Motley Fool and the odd marketing agency, Garry joined Boss Hunting in 2019 as a fully-fledged Content Specialist. In 2021, he was promoted to News Editor. Garry proudly retains a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black bruises from Muay Thai, as well as a black belt in all things pop culture. Drop him a line at [email protected]


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