October 23, 2020
Why Was Adam Sandler Worried He Would Ruin 'Punch Drunk Love'?
Adam Sandler is one of the greatest actors alive. Even if he doesn’t know it.
Every year we wait to see what Adam Sandler brings us. Will it be an Uncut Gems year or will we celebrate with a Hubie Halloween? Either way, you know Sandler will go all out in the role. He has been since he broke into the mainstream.
Like it or not, Sandler is one of our greatest actors. He straddles the world between indie and mainstream, waiting for the role he’s called to…or ones he thinks would be a blast.
Our first glimpse of this came in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch Drunk Love, where Sandler showed his range and vision as a guy who loves a good airline deal.
But few people know the story about how Sandler found that role.