‘What’s the Deal?’ With Adam Sandler and Netflix (Video)

TheWrap’s film reporter Jeff Sneider breaks down the blockbuster agreement between the A-lister and media giant

Last Updated: October 3, 2014 @ 9:56 AM

Adam Sandler has signed a four-picture deal with Netflix that likely will benefit both parties in the long run.

The deal expands Netflix’s global footprint and gives the company an A-list movie star to bolster its new business model, while Sandler gets a new media platform to experiment with and create original content for.

Also read: Adam Sandler, Netflix Ink 4-Picture Production Deal

Sandler will keep his big-budget, high-concept films like “Pixels” and the upcoming “Candyland” at Sony, where his production company Happy Madison is based.

TheWrap’s film reporter Jeff Sneider grew up on Sandler’s movies and is eager to see the next chapter of the comedian’s career. Watch the video for his unique perspective on the groundbreaking Netflix deal.