The Oscar winner will star opposite Sandler in Netflix’s romantic comedy “Sandy Wexler,” the streaming service announced Wednesday.
Sandler’s third movie with Netflix follows Sandy Wexler (Sandler), a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, who diligently represents a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business. His single-minded devotion is put to the test when he falls in love with his newest client, Courtney Clarke (Hudson), a tremendously talented singer who he discovers at an amusement park.
Steve Brill (“The Do-Over”) is directing while Happy Madison is producing. Sandler is a co-writer on the script with Paul Sado and Dan Bulla. Sandler will also produce alongside Happy Madison Productions’ Allen Covert, who is also a frequent actor in Sandler movies. Barry Bernardi and Tim Herlihy will executive produce.
“Sandy Wexler” is scheduled to begin shooting in Los Angeles on Aug. 2 and will start streaming in all Netflix territories in 2017.