Adam Sandler shoots for the stars as lead in Netflix's The Spaceman of Bohemia film
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Adam Sandler did not win the Oscar for uncut gemstones. Hell, he wasn't even nominated. And we're still waiting for him to cope with his threat of "deliberately delivering this bad" movie after Hubie's Halloween turns out not to be that bad. But that doesn't mean that he shies away from dramatic material.
Sandler will now be seen in a film adaptation of The Spaceman of Bohemia for Netflix. The starting material, a soon-to-be-published novel by the author Jaroslav Kalfar, follows Jakub Prochv ° zka, a Czech orphan who is growing up to be the country's first astronaut. Jakub is sent on a solo mission into space, where he discovers a creature on his ship from the start.
Emmy winner Johan Renck from Chernobyl will direct the film. Sandler now joins the boys' great tradition in space after Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling went on cinematic excursions.
Sandler has a close relationship with Netflix, which has resulted in an extension of the actor-producer's contract. It's home to past titles like Murder Mystery and Sandy Wexler, as well as upcoming titles like Hustle. It was also the streaming home for Sandler's dramatic roles in Uncut Gems and the Netflix original The Meyerowitz Stories.
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