Col’s ‘Kid’ fills out cast with 5

Thesps to join Sandler, Adams in comedy

Cole Sprouse, Jon Stewart, Leslie Mann, Josh Mostel and Rob Schneider have joined the cast of Columbia Pictures’ comedy “Guy Gets Kid.”

Pic, which stars Adam Sandler and Joey Lauren Adams, is about irresponsible law school graduate Sonny (Sandler), who is about to lose his girlfriend (Adams) because he is avoiding his adult responsibilities.

Six-year-old Sprouse will play Julian, the kid that Sonny adopts in order to impress his girl.

“Guy” is child thesp Sprouse’s first feature following his role as Patrick on the ABC series “Grace Under Fire.”

Dennis Dugan is directing “Guy,” and Out of the Blue Entertainment’s Sid Ganis and Jack Giarraputo are producers.

Sandler, Robert Simonds and Joseph Caracciolo are exec producing. Script is by Tim Herlihy and Sandler, based on an original screenplay by Steve Franks.

Shooting begins this fall in New York, and the filmmakers are targeting a summer 1999 release.

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