Adam Sandler and Netflix continue to create content for the streaming giant. With the sequel to Mystery on Board in post-production, the renowned actor is set to jump into his next leading role, Hustle, where he’ll play a basketball scout.
After the great recognition he had in Uncut Gems (2019), Adam Sandler returns to star in a new drama in Netflix. platform streaming it seems that he does not want to waste the actor, since the biographical film is also coming Spaceman (based on the life of the Czech astronaut Jakub Prochazka) and the sequel to Mystery on boardwhich will star again with Jennifer Aniston. However, eyes are now on hustlethe new sports drama that will arrive on June 8.
hustle introduce us to Stanley “Sugarman” Beren (Sandler)a talent scout basketball without luck that he spends his life looking for new sports promises for the Philadelphia 76ers team. Fate will lead Stanley to Spain, where he will find that person he was looking for so much: the player Bo Cruzplayed by the star of the NBA Juancho Hernangomez. Once in the United States, both will have to prepare both physically and mentally to face what is coming. Here we leave the trailer:
The official synopsis for the film reads: “After discovering abroad an exceptional basketball player with a complicated past, a talent scout who hits a rough patch (Adam Sandler) decides to take him to the US without his team’s approval. Despite the adversities, both have one last chance to show that they can succeed in the NBA“.
The trailer shows us how far it will go beren to build a career Bo and help him get to the top, but it looks like it’s not going to be that easy. In the video, we see this duo with doubts about whether it is convenient for them to continue down this path or not, since the sacrifices they are making (being away from their families, for example) are not giving the results they would like.
Directed by Jeremiah ZagarHustle has a Sandler (under the seal Happy Madison) and the basketball legend Lebron James (with the endorsement of your company Spring Hill Entertainment) as producers, while Taylor Materne and Will Fetters They are in charge of the script.
In addition to Sandlerthe cast is made up of: Queen Latifah, Ben Foster, Robert Duvall, Jordan Hull, JoJo Siwa, Raúl Castillo, Maria Botto, Ainhoa Pillet and the Spanish basketball player Juancho Hernangomezwho currently belongs to the campus of Utah Jazz on the NBA. Additionally, they will also have presences related to the American league, such as Kenny Smith, Tobias Harris, Seth Curry, Matisse Thybulle, Tyrese Maxey, Boban Marjanovic Y Doc Rivers.
The film had been announced in May 2020, along with the protagonist and part of the team. Months later it was revealed who the other cast members were going to be and in what locations it was being shot, some of them were Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey.
As we said above, hustle It is not the first drama of Sandler. The comedian demonstrated his potential in this genre in films like Punch-Drunk Love (2002), spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007) or Uncut Gems (2019). Regarding the latter, the actor recently confirmed that he was working with the brothers again. safdie (directors of Uncut Gems) for a new project.
There’s not much left to see hustle onscreen. If you are interested in the plot or the cast, mark June 8 on your calendar, when it will be available on Netflix.
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Hustle: the new sports drama starring Adam Sandler is coming to Netflix on June 8 – Geek Culture