‘Blended’ Director on ‘Wedding Singer’ and Drew Barrymore’s Transformation From Bohemian Free Spirit to Reliable Mom (Video)

Frank Coraci talks about working with Sandler ever since they were in college together during episode of TheWrap’s “Drinking With the Stars”

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 9:42 AM

Frank Coraci crafted the first Adam Sander-Drew Barrymore romance, “The Wedding Singer,” a landmark comedy that established the chemistry shared by its two leads.

Sandler was eager to make a romantic comedy at the time so he could introduce himself to new fans and demonstrate a little range. Coraci and Sandler were college friends, and the movie marked their first feature together.

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It would be 15 years before they all worked together again on “Blended,” a new romantic comedy that opened Friday. TheWrap’s Lucas Shaw spoke with Coraci about the chemistry between his two co-stars and how Barrymore has changed over the past 15 years.