HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION
ADAM SANDLER (Dracula) needs no introduction. Over the past
thirty years he has enjoyed
phenomenal success as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and musician.
Sandler's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include box office
hits such as Grown Ups,
Big Daddy, The Longest Yard, and The Waterboy. His last four films for Netflix,
The Ridiculous 6, The DoOver,
Sandy Wexler, and The Week Of have been the most-watched films on Netflix
Meyerowitz Stories directed by Noah Buambach, was loved by audiences and critics
alike. Sandler will
also begin filming this summer for his newest Netflix comedy Murder Mystery,
alongside an all-star
international cast including Jennifer Aniston and Luke Evans.
After a long twenty-year absence from the comedy stage, Sandler has also
found time between films to
perform in front of live audiences in a sold-out tour over the last couple of
years in the U.S. and
Canada. He is now in the process of capturing his live comedy for an upcoming
In 2014, Sandler signed a deal with Netflix to produce and star in four original
movies to premiere on
the streaming channel making him one of the first actor/producers to do so. The
pairing has been so
successful Netflix recently re-upped Sandler's deal with four more films added
to the mix.
As one of the world's most iconic comedians, Sandler has accumulated a
plethora of accolades
including eight People's Choice Awards, five MTV Movie Awards, six Kids Choice
Awards, two Grammy
nominations for Comedy Album of the Year, a Golden Globe nomination for
Punch-Drunk Love, a 2018
Critics Choice nomination for The Meyerowitz Stories, CinemaCon's 2014 Male Star
of the Year, and
most recently, the 2018 Webby Award for Overall Achievement for his Netflix
Sandler's prolific film career includes starring roles in the Sony films
Pixels for director Chris Columbus
and the successful Hotel Transylvania franchise, where he lent his voice to
'Dracula.' Sandler also reunited
for the third time with Drew Barrymore in Blended and starred in both Grown Ups
Ups 2. His other roles include, That's My Boy, Jack and Jill, Just Go With It,
director Mike Binder's Reign
O'er Me opposite Don Cheadle, and in the box-office hits Click, The Longest
Yard, James L. Brooks'
Spanglish, the romantic comedy 50 First Dates, Anger Management, and Sony's
His other film credits include the Jason Reitman film Men, Women and Children,
Tom McCarthy's The
Cobbler, Universal's Funny People, written and directed by Judd Apatow and Paul
Punch-Drunk Love, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire,
Sandler's first brush with
comedy came at age 17, with a performance at a Boston comedy club. From then on
he was hooked,
performing regularly in comedy clubs throughout the state, while earning a
degree in Fine Arts from
New York University. While performing stand up, he was spotted by Dennis Miller
and recruited to join
the "Saturday Night Live" team where he was a regular for five seasons. He also
appeared on MTV's
"Remote Control," "The Cosby Show," and various other television shows and films
Coneheads, and Mixed Nuts.
Sandler's production company Happy Madison Productions has gone on to become
an almost self-contained
mini studio being involved in all aspects of film production. Amongst its many
Madison has produced Blended, That's My Boy, Jack and Jill, Just Go With It,
Click, The Benchwarmers,
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, The House
Bunny, Paul Blart: Mall
Cop 1 and 2, Grown Ups 1 and 2, The Zookeeper, and Pixels among others. Happy
production Graduates starring David Spade and Nat Faxon will be released on
Netflix this year.
On television, Happy Madison Productions has produced, "Rules of Engagement"
which aired for 6
years, the hit ABC series "The Goldbergs," and "Imaginary Mary."
Sandler has also collaborated as a writer on the screenplays for The
Ridiculous 6, Hotel Transylvania 1
and 2, Grown Ups 1 and 2, Jack and Jill, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Little
Nicky, Big Daddy, The
Waterboy, Happy Bilmore, and Billy Madison, and executive produced Hotel
Transylvania 1 and 2, The
Longest Yard, Grandma's Boy, Anger Management, Mr. Deeds, Joe Dirt, Little
Nicky, Big Daddy, and The
Waterboy, among others.
Sandler's comedy albums on Warner Bros Records have gone multi-platinum.
Collectively, they have
sold more than six million copies to date.
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