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Adam Sandler
Name : Adam Sandler
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 1966-09-09
Place of Birth : Brooklyn, New York
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Actor,Comedian
Brief Bio : Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American comedian, a Golden Globe-nominated actor, musician, screenwriter, and film producer. After becoming a popular Saturday Night Live cast member,... - More...
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Sandler comedy takes to stage
Houston Chronicle, United States - Are you ready for the '80s? No, I haven't misplaced my calendar. They're back, courtesy of The Wedding Singer.

The 2006 musical version of the 1998 Adam Sandler film comedy makes its Houston premiere Tuesday at Hobby Center, in the national tour presented by Broadway Across America-Houston.

Set in Ridgefield, N.J., circa 1985, the show centers on Robbie Hart, "New Jersey's leading wedding singer" and a big believer in love and marriage — until his fiancee dumps him at the altar. Robbie starts sabotaging wedding gigs with anti-love ditties and literally winds up not just in the dumps, but in a Dumpster.

Sympathetic
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Celebrities : Adam Sandler
Categories : Comedian News
Posted 5/2/2008 01:05:10 AM | Permalink
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Stewart tapped to host "Overbooked' benefit
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park, NJ, USA - After being surrounded by the dramatic heavyweight stars of the Oscars, Jon Stewart will play host again, this time amid a bevy of comedians.

Stewart will host the second biannual "Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education" on April 13 at the Beacon Theater in New York. The show will air live on Comedy Central at 8 p.m.

The night will feature stand-up routines, sketches and short films from a gluttony of comic talent, including Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Sarah Silverman and Amy Poehler.

It's the second such benefit and was
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Celebrities : Sarah Silverman, Jon Stewart, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Conan O'Brien, Adam Sandler, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey
Categories : TV Hosts, Celebrity Causes, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/11/2008 12:03:00 AM | Permalink
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Travolta Shimmies in Drag; Sandler's `Gay' Wedding: Rick Warner
Bloomberg - USA - John Travolta, who gave us the white-suited disco pose in ``Saturday Night Fever'' and the two- finger peekaboo in ``Pulp Fiction,'' contributes another signature dance move in ``Hairspray.''

As Edna, the corpulent mother of early 1960s Baltimore teenager Tracy Turnblad, Travolta performs an unforgettable shimmy at the end of this joyous remake of John Waters's story about dancing, adolescence and racial tolerance.

Packed in a skin-tight red dress covered with gold spangles, Travolta slaps his side a la Tina Turner and self- mockingly revives the two-finger swipe across his face to the pulsating sound of Marc Shaiman's ``You Can't Stop the Beat.''

Even
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Celebrities : John Travolta, Adam Sandler
Categories : Actor News, Celebrity News
Posted 7/20/2007 12:07:41 AM | Permalink
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
Variety - USA - A Universal release, in association with Relativity Media, of a Happy Madison/Shady Acres production. Produced by Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo, Tom Shadyac, Michael Bostick. Executive producers, Barry Bernardi, Lew Gallo, Ryan Kavanaugh. Co-producers, Nick Swardson, Allen Covert, Kevin Grady. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Screenplay, Barry Fanaro, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor.

Chuck Levine - Adam Sandler
Larry Valentine - Kevin James
Alex McDonough - Jessica Biel
Captain Tucker - Dan Aykroyd
Duncan - Ving Rhames
Clint Fitzer - Steve Buscemi
Renaldo Pinera - Nicholas Turturro
Steve - Allen Covert

Relentlessly juvenile and awash in stereotypes, "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" is the kind of buddy comedy Jack Lemmon
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Celebrities : Kevin James, Adam Sandler
Categories : Comedian News
Posted 7/13/2007 06:07:01 AM | Permalink
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Jessica Biel promotes tolerance at 'Chuck and Larry' premiere
Actress Archives - New York City, NY, USA - As the summer blockbuster season presses on, fans are starting to look forward to the second half of what has been a record-setting year at the box office. While the blockbuster sequels like Spider-Man 3, Pirates of the Caribbean and Harry Potter have hit the big screen, original screenplays are getting their kick at the summer box office can.

Hoping to make a big splash at the box office, the Adam Sandler-produced comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, held their US premiere this week. Jessica Biel plays the female lead opposite both Adam Sandler and former King of Queens
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Celebrities : Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler
Categories : TV Personalities, TV Actors, Actor News, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 7/13/2007 12:07:11 AM | Permalink
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Adam Sandler's Co. Buys Mitch Albom Baseball Pitch
Cinematical - Santa Monica, CA, USA - Columnist turned author Mitch Albom is about to add another title to his resumé: that of screenwriter. (OK, he adapted a few of his books for television but I'm talking about screenwriting) According to Variety, Adam Sandler's Happy Madison shingle has bought a baseball-related pitch from the author ... and yes, the project is being set up by Sony as a vehicle for Mr. Sandler. Because he hasn't done enough sports comedies yet. (Nothing against Sandler, but he hasn't made a funny movie since The Wedding Singer, if it's me you're asking.)

Described as a "comedy with emotional elements set in
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Celebrities : Mitch Albom, Adam Sandler
Categories : Actor News, Business Speaker News, Comedian News, Author News
Posted 6/18/2007 01:06:56 AM | Permalink
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Sony Unites Adam Sandler and Mitch Albom
Zap2it.com - USA - Yukmeister Adam Sandler and schmaltzmeister Mitch Albom will join forces for a film sure to leave impressionable viewers giggling and misty-eyed.

There's actually very little info on the project. Variety merely says that Columbia Pictures and Sandler's Happy Madison shingle have snagged the rights to Albom's first feature screenplay.

Formerly best known to sports fans, Albom has reshaped himself into a bestselling author of sentimental fiction and nonfiction alike, writing the bestsellers "Tuesday With Morrie," "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" and "For One More Day."

While Sandler tiptoed into the sentimental realm with this spring's box office disappointment "Reign Over Me,"
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Celebrities : Mitch Albom, Adam Sandler
Categories : Actor News, Business Speaker News, Comedian News, Author News
Posted 6/18/2007 12:06:42 AM | Permalink
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Adam and Albom Team Up
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Valley Stream, NY, USA - Adam Sandler, who is known for comedic movies, recently took a risk and joined Don Cheadle in the more serious film “Reign Over Me.”

This summer Sandler returns to his roots in “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry,” which is about two strait men who get married to gain insurance benefits. Along with “Chuck and Larry” Sandler, with his production company Happy Madison and Columbia pictures, purchased the rights to a baseball comedy with heart. The movie is being penned by best selling author Mitch Albom. Albom is best known for his novels: “Tuesdays With Morrie,” “The Five People You
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Celebrities : Mitch Albom, Adam Sandler
Categories : Actor News, Business Speaker News, Comedian News, Author News
Posted 6/18/2007 12:06:36 AM | Permalink
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Adam Sandler to Receive Special Honor at Spike TV's First-Ever 'Guys Choice'
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Adam Sandler has been deemed as the ultimate "Guy's Guy" and will be honored as such at Spike TV's first annual "GUYS CHOICE." Expect to see Sandler toasted and roasted at the show by friends including Kevin James and his favorite band of all time STYX. In addition, Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn will be in attendance to accept the first-ever "Guy Movie Hall Of Fame Award" for their movie, "Swingers." This star-studded event is scheduled to tape on June 9 at Radford Studios in Los Angeles. Spike TV's "GUYS CHOICE" premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, will
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Celebrities : Adam Sandler
Categories : Celebrity News
Posted 6/4/2007 12:06:47 AM | Permalink
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Friendship Goals! Is Adam Sandler Ever Shocked by Chris Rock's Comedy Confessions?
Extra (blog)
Is Adam Sandler Ever Shocked by Chris Rock's Comedy Confessions? Friendship Goals! Is Adam Sandler Ever Shocked by Chris Rock's Comedy Confessions? Getty. Comedians Chris Rock and Adam Sandler are teaming up again for the new movie “The Week Of” on ...

E! Online

How The Wedding Singer Changed Everything for Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler
E! Online
We don't have a microphone, but you'll still want to listen to this: The Wedding Singer hit theaters 20 years ago today. This was the movie that established Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as a rom-com couple for the ages. Set in 1985, it tells the ...

Forward

On The 20th Anniversary Of 'The Wedding Singer', There's No Room Left For Adam Sandler
Forward
For so many of us, Adam Sandler was a hulking comedic figure of our youth. He played the same character in every single film for nearly a decade — the irredeemable idiot who was redeemed in the end despite his best efforts. But today, roughly 20 years ...

Deadline

'The Week Of' Trailer: Adam Sandler & Chris Rock Sweat Comedy In Netflix Movie
Deadline
The comedy reteams the old Saturday Night Live buddies, along with SNL vet Robert Smigel, who directs, in a tale of two polar opposite dads forced to spend a week together for the wedding of their children. The trailer is built around Sandler, as ...

Just Jared

Adam Sandler is Joined at His Show by Pals Rob Schneider & David Spade!
Just Jared
The 51-year-old actor and comedian was joined at his stand-up show by pals Rob Schneider, David Spade, and Nick Swardson on Sunday night (January 28) at the new event center Pechanga Summit in Temecula, Calif. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Adam ...

LAG Confidential

Looks like Adam Sandler is a LA Galaxy fan
LAG Confidential
Last week the great Adam Sandler was performing in Indio with Rob Schneider and Elle King, and guess what? It turns out the actor/comedian/singer was wearing blue white and gold. Thank you Indio and thank you @ElleKingMusic for coming out and playing a ...

AV Club

Paul Thomas Anderson is developing a story with his 8-year-old daughter
AV Club
For a director whose films tend to fixate on the darker recesses of the human spirit, Paul Thomas Anderson seems like—dare we say it?—a pretty fun guy. There's his fondness for Adam Sandler movies, for one, and his intense love of both Star Wars and ...

EW.com (blog)

Alexander Skarsgård stars in airless sci-fi Mute: EW review
EW.com (blog)
Despite the sort of industry-disrupting deep pockets that keep old-line studio execs awake at night, Netflix's batting average when it comes to original movies has been embarrassingly low. Of course, that may not matter much to stockholders. But for ...
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