10 Upcoming Adam Sandler Movies We Are Excited About

Saturday Night Live has been crucial in the contribution of comedy genre of films. Adam Sandler happens to be yet another success story, who was associated with SNL and stand up comedy before breaking into the movie industry like his predecessors Jim Carrey, Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan, Kristen Wigg and the countless other A-listers. Sandler is best known for his roles in the films Billy Madison (1995), the sports comedies Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), the romantic comedy The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999), Mr. Deeds (2002), and voicing Dracula in Hotel Transylvania (2012). His movies have grossed over 2 Billion dollars at the box office making him a successful A-lister, a brilliant comedian and a successful screenwriter. Sandler explored newer dramatic territories with movies like Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), Funny People (2009), and The Meyerowitz Stories (2017), all of which earned him critical praise.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Adam Sandler movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Adam Sandler films as an actor and a producer scheduled to release in 2018 and beyond. We can only hope that the latest new Adam Sandler movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.

10. Fat Man

Back in 2003 Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison acquired the script for his project in development titled “Fat Man.” The potential director for the film is believed to be Miguel Arteta of Cedar Rapids fame, who in an interview praised Sandler and is keen on working with him. The story of the film will focus on the emotional metamorphosis of a bright but bitter and bed-ridden obese man who is keen on making physical changes to his lifestyle. His infatuation with his nurse prompts him to drop weight. After shedding kilos, he then realizes what if the nurse rejects his love.

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9. Gold Diggers

It is rumoured that Adam Sandler and Kate Hudson might me joining Anna Farris who is involved as the producer for her project in development titled “Gold Diggers.” Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Kiwi Smith will write the screenplay with Jack Giarraputo, Karen McCullah Lutz, Adam Sandler and Kirsten Kiwi Smith producing this project as well. The movie will centre on the life of Two estranged sisters teaming up to land a husband.

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8. Hello Ghost

Universal is setting up a remake of the Korean supernatural comedy titled “Hello Ghost” with Adam Sandler attached as the actor and Chris Columbus as the director. Sandler’s Happy Madison collaborator and partner Jack Giarraputo will also be joining as the producer. Karen Croner (Admission) wrote the script for the film which will focus on the story of a man who tries to kill himself and is tormented by the arrival of four ghosts who won’t leave him in peace until he helps them amend their past.

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7. Summer School

Adam Sandler will be producing the remake of Carl Reiner’s 1987 classic comedy “Summer School.” The upcoming project will be produced by Sandler’s production company Happy Madison with his longtime collaborator Jack Giarraputo. The original movie centred on the story of a gym teacher who is forced to give up his summer vacation to teach an English class to a group of remedial students.

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6. Tonka

Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison will be joining hands with Hasbro and Sony Pictures to adapt a live-action adaptation based on Hasbro’s toyline Tonka Trucks which is known for its virtual indestructibility. Not much is known about the plot, director and the screenplay, given Sandler’s recent track records this might be an idea that could be disastrous or could end up like Guardians of the Galaxy.

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5. Valet Guys

Sony will be collaborating with comedians Adam Sandler and Kevin James for its project in development titled “Valet guys,” which will see both these comedians ready to tickle your funny bones. Although not much is known about the plot of this upcoming project but the story of the movie will centre on two longtime valets at a ritzy South Beach hotel who go on the lam after witnessing a murder. The script will be handled by both Kevin James and Nick Bakay who collaborated in the past and co-wrote Paul Blart: Mall Cop and The Zookeeper.

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4. Untitled Adam Sandler Animated Film

Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison and STX Entertainment will collaborate on an untitled animated film. Although not much is known about the plot of the movie, the chairman of STX Entertainment Motion Picture Group had this to say about working with Adam Sandler in an interview with Variety, “As we continue to grow our company, the family arena is of critical importance to STX Entertainment and we are tremendously excited to have Adam Sandler and Happy Madison developing projects with us for the global animation market.”

He further added: “Happy Madison is one of the most consistently successful and talented producers of family entertainment working in the business today. They have steadily been building this brand in this arena for years with the incredible success of the ‘Hotel Transylvania’ animated franchise. Adam already has some wonderful ideas about what he wants to develop with us and we look forward to working with him, Allen Covert and the entire Happy Madison team.”

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3. Uncut Gems

Adam Sandler will be starring in an upcoming indie movie executive produced by Martin Scorcese. The screenplay is being written by the Saldalfie brothers with their regular collaborator Ronald Bronstein. Although the plot is unknown at this point, expect Adam Sandler to deviate from his usual comedic performance in a more serious role. The Saldalfie brothers earned critical acclaim with their previous films like Heaven Knows What” and ” and the critical darling “Good Time,” so expectation are high regarding this upcoming Adam Sandler vehicle.

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2. Murder Mystery

Adam Sandler will be reteaming with his Just Go With It co-star Jennifer Aniston for the upcoming Netflix film titled “Murder Mystery.” Kyle Newacheck has been tapped to direct the upcoming comedy by Netflix which will be scripted by James Vanderbilt. The story of the movie will centre on a New York cop and his wife vacationing in Europe. Their situation worsens when they end up becoming prime suspects in the murder of an elderly billionaire.

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1. Hotel Transylvania (2018)

Genndy Tartakovsky the man behind successful animation tv shows like Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack is coming out with the third film of the Hotel Transylvania franchise which will release on the 12th of July in the US and has procured a 20th July release date in India. The first two films have garnered over 850 million dollars worldwide. Actors Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key, Molly Shannon, Fran Drescher, Kathryn Hahn, Jim Gaffigan and Mel Brooks are returning for the third film which will focus on Dracula’s daughter Mavis organizing a summer cruise vacation to lift up her father’s spirits who seems to be a little sad.

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