Adam Sandler Directs Netflix Basketball Drama
netflix released the official trailer for Hustle, his next sports comedy-drama that comes from executive producers Adam Sandler and NBA superstar LeBron James. The film will be available to stream on Friday, June 10.
the Hustle The trailer, which you can check out along with the poster below, features a basketball scout who discovers Spain’s next big NBA star. However, getting him through to a draft won’t be easy, due to his lack of training. Sandler’s character will play his career to help his chosen player while finally fulfilling his coaching dream.
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Hustle stars Adam Sandler (Uncut Gems), Queen Latifah (Chicago), Robert Duval (The judge), Ben Foster (Against all odds), NBA player Juancho Hernangomez, Jordan Hull (The L word: Generation Q), Maria Botto (Furious Dogs), Ainhoa Pillet and sports commentator Kenny Smith.
“Stanley Sugerman’s love for basketball is unparalleled, but the travel-weary Philadelphia 76ers scout with bigger coaching ambitions remains stuck on the road searching for the next unknown talent,” reads the synopsis. “His quest around the world leads him to Spain, when he discovers Bo Cruz, an incredible streetball player with a troubled past. Stanley and Bo connect on and off the court, with their passion for the game and as loving family men who want to prove they can win, in basketball and in life. With the support of Stanley’s wife, Teresa, can the underdogs prevail?
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Hustle is directed by Jeremiah Zagar (We the animals). It is produced by Sandler through his Happy Madison banner and Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, as well as LeBron James and Maverick Carter for SpringHill Entertainment.