Tag Archives: Sandler

Adam Sandler heading to “Candy Land”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Multiple studios have flirted with board-game adaptations over the years. Some have succeeded, from “Clue” to this summer’s “Battleship.” But many have stalled. One project we thought was dead, however, appears to have found new legs. Hasbro has moved its “Candy Land” project to Columbia Pictures, and[...]

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston face off against Justin Bieber over Valentine’s Day weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It was a close call this weekend, and the rankings may end up being switched when the finals come in. But for the moment, the Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy Just Go With It has topped the charts with $31 million. Sandler scored previously on this[...]

Adam Sandler gets Hollywood star, contemplates ‘Fat’ comedy

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Big news for Adam Sandler, and even bigger plans for what could be a massive role. Literally. First, the big news. The comedian is going to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with Sandler’s[...]

Adam Sandler: 15 years after ‘SNL’, he’s still top dog at the B.O.

HollywoodNews.com: There’s usually a life expectancy for a “Saturday Night Live” alum at the box office, however, Adam Sandler is showing signs of beating that. With his summer sleeper “Grown Ups,” about to chalk up $160 million, the comedian is seeing his best run at the B.O. in more[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Knight and Day,’ ‘Grown Ups’

Hollywoodnews.com: Summer stars of former days Adam Sandler, Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz arrived this weekend to raise the box office to greater heights. However, “Toy Story 3” remains the big cheese at the multiplex having already collected $18 million yesterday for the top spot at the B.O this[...]

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” only for the immature at heart

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Grown Ups (** out of 4) In “Grown Ups,” five childhood friends reunite after years apart to honor the memory of their recently deceased basketball coach. We care, marginally, because they are played by “Saturday Night Live” alums and real-life pals Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob[...]