Netflix and Adam Sandler Ink Deal For More Movies

With the April 14 release of Sandy Wexler bringing an end to the four title deal between Adam Sandler and Netflix, the pair have agreed to continue their mutual relationship. Courtesy of a public statement from Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos, he explained that the numbers speak for themselves as they inked a fresh deal.

“Adam Sandler one of the leading comedians in the film world, and his movies have proven to be extremely successful with our subscribers around the world," said Sarandos. "We are thrilled at the opportunity to extend our partnership with Adam and his entire team at Happy Madison and keep the world laughing.”

The star himself was delighted at the news, believing that the streaming service has welcomed him with open arms.

“Love working with Netflix and collaborating with them. I love how passionate they are about making movies and getting them out there for the whole world to see. They’ve made me feel like family and I can’t thank them enough for their support.”

Netflix To Dish The Dirt on Crue

The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band became a New York Times bestseller and now it will be adapted into a motion picture from Netflix. The life and times of the 80s rock band Motley Crue with Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx was exposed warts and all by author Neil Strauss. As the awesome foursome will help to produce the film.

Californication creator Tom Kapinos is writing the screenplay alongside Rich Wilkes and as the movie picks up the pieces left by Paramount and Focus who could not bring the title to life. Jeff Tremaine of Jackass fame will direct as Julie Yorn, Erik Olsen and Allen Kovac jump onboard as producers.

You Snooze You Lose - What Is Leaving Netflix Soon

It won't be just your favorite classic television series departing Netflix as of April 1, including The X-Files, House, Angel, Bones or 7 seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A string of movies will also be saying farewell to the streaming service as they free up space for more intellectual properties.

The biggest of which will be The Usual SuspectsFerris Bueller’s Day Off, Firefly, Superman II, The Princess Bride, Chaplin, Menace II Society, Resident Evil: Extinction, Vanilla Sky, Collateral Damage, Hero and The Defender. Time to get binging or wait until they are programmed on cable.

Source: Collider, DeadlineEsquire

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