Adam Sandler fans are urging the actor to take on more serious roles after seeing him in new browse Hustle – you can check out the movie trailer here:
Sandler rose to fame through his roles in goofy comedies such as Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison and Grandpabut wowed her fans with her performance in Uncut Gems in 2019.
Now he’s tackling another serious role in the Netflix sports drama Hustle and again, viewers are impressed.
The synopsis for Hustle explains, “After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a checkered past overseas, an unlucky basketball scout (Adam Sandler) takes it upon himself to bring the phenomenon to the United States without the approval of his crew. Against all odds, they have one last chance to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the NBA.
Along with starring in the film, Sandler also worked as an executive producer alongside NBA legend LeBron James who served as a producer.
The film, which landed on Netflix on June 8, was a hit with viewers, with some suggesting they ditch Sandler’s comedy and stick to more serious roles in the future.
Posting on Twitter, one person said, “Adam Sandler is way better at acting than acting. He does his thing in Hustle.”
Another wrote: “Hustle is another feather in Adam Sandler’s serious cap. When he bursts into the dramatic roles, he knocks it out of the park every time. High-level sandman.
Someone else commented: “Hustle was a great movie, man. Really funny. If you’re a basketball fan, you’ll love it. But it’s also just a dope movie in general. In fact, I like seeing Adam Sandler in more serious roles.
While another added: “Hustle is yet another reason why Adam Sandler should keep making more serious material. I’m not always a fan of sports movies, but his performance is worth it. »
As well as being popular with viewers, critics have also responded favorably to the new film – acting Sandlers receiving particularly high praise.
On the review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, Hustle has an impressive 91% for its reviews and audience scores; while on IMDB it has a not too shabby rating of 7.3.
If you want to see what it’s all about, then you’re in luck, because Hustle is available to watch on Netflix now.