The American actor, famous for his delusional comedies, returned to theaters with the new fable of Disney, Stories that are not story.
With the arrival of their second daughter, Sunny, Sandler recognizes that his intention, today, is to make films for the whole family. In Stories that are not a story he plays a man who tells stories to his little nephews, with the detail that the tales come to life.
At the interview, Sandler he talks about the number of young followers he has in his country and how he is resisted by some mothers who do not approve of his most vulgar and risqué comedies. He also reviews the work involved in filming the film, as he had to act with a broken ankle while playing basketball with his nephew.
Next, part of the note published in the New York Times which Clarín played days before the premiere of Stories that are not a story.
«I wanted to make a movie so that the mothers of those boys would hug me»he says, half joking and half serious. There is no guarantee that will happen, but that will not take away Sandler the fun of making the movie, despite having to shoot it most of the time, with a broken ankle from playing basketball with his nephew before filming began. The fracture forced the director, Adam shankman (Hairspray), to change the whole shooting plan, leaving the scenes with more action for last.
"I love hearing the boys laugh at the movie," continues the actor, with a slightly ironic tone. I am very happy to have a film that parents want to bring to their children. And even grandmothers and grandfathers can bring their grandchildren too.
Sandler She has no plans to change gender forever, but she is happy to have made a film that her daughters can see. “When I was a kid, I used to love to watch a Disney movie on Sunday nights on television with my family. At that time I became a fan of Kurt Russell (who acted very young in many of those films) and wanted to be like him when he grew up ".
It was close: Sandler now lives in a house that was owned by Russell. "I kept his muscles"jokes the actor of Intoxicated with love.
But in real life, Sandler He admits that he does not read to his daughter Sadie before going to sleep. He says that reading to him in the morning is more comfortable for him because, at night, Sadie instead of falling asleep gets excited and goes crazy with the stories he makes up.
"It's similar to the movie," he explains. She tells me a topic and we start from there. Almost all the topics that interest you have to do with food. She says: Waffles! And me: 'Ok, there was a giant waffle.' Pancakes!. 'Well the waffle was covered with a sheet made of pancakes.' Sweet!. "Then he had to cross a river made of sweets." And all the stories, somehow, end with cookies ».
Director Adam shankman assures that not even during the filming there were moments of the actor's most adolescent humor. Say what Sandler He behaved like a gentleman in front of all the children on the set, both those who acted and the children of the actors: his and his Keri russell. "Sorry, but we don't even have wild Sandler moments for the DVD edition extras," says Shankman. Even the bloopers are suitable for the whole family«.
Now that it's rolling Funny people de Judd Apatow, says that at times it feels "Dirty and sad". And add: I want to do more family movies. I feel good doing them. But I don't think they become my lifestyle. "
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