Safdie to Direct Adam Sandler Comedy Special

(released 2/16/2024)

Netflix announced February 12th, 2024 that Adam Sandler will film an all-new comedy special. Josh Safdie, who along with Benny Safdie directed Sandler in Uncut Gems, will also direct this new comedy special for the streaming service. This is Sandler's second special for Netflix following his 2018 Emmy-nominated "100% Fresh".  The new special is yet untitled.

Sandler began his career as a stand-up comedian and joined Saturday Night Live as a writer and featured player. He then went on to found Happy Madison Productions producing and writing numerous films which became box office hits grossing more than $3 Billion in ticket sales. Films under his Happy Madison label include Grown Ups, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Billy Madison, Big Daddy and The Waterboy.

He has starred in a number of global hit Netflix films, including Leo, You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah, Hustle, Murder Mystery, Murder Mystery 2, Hubie Halloween, Sandy Wexler, The Week Of, The Do-Over, and The Ridiculous 6.

Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

Sandler's newest project on Netflix, Spaceman, will world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival and stream on March 1.

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