You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Steve Buscemi Joins Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Netflix Comedy ‘The Week Of’

Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.

The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film.

The movie centers around the week of preparation for a wedding between Sandler’s character’s daughter and Rock’s character’s son. Sandler and Smigel co-wrote the script.

Happy Madison Productions’ Sandler and Allen Covert will serve as producers, and Barry Bernardi and Tim Herlihy are the executive producers.

The film will premiere globally on Netflix in 2018. The streaming network announced in March that it would be financing and producing four more films with Sandler in the wake of its four-movie deal with Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions.

Netflix has said that Sandler’s first two comedies, “The Ridiculous 6” and “The Do-Over,” were the most-watched original films to launch on the service. Sandler’s “Sandy Wexler” debuted in April on Netflix.

Buscemi starred in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” from 2010 to 2014. He appeared in “The Ridiculous 6” and starred opposite Richard Gere in “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer,” the 2016 American-Israeli political drama written and directed by Joseph Cedar.

Buscemi will be seen next in “The Death of Stalin” and “Lean on Pete.” He’s repped by WME and Gotham Group.

More Film

  • Aaron Kwok, Chow Yun-fat

    China Box Office: Slowdown Continues as 'Gutenberg' Takes Third Weekend Win

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

  • The Road to Gender Parity, Italian

    The Road to Gender Parity, Italian Style

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

  • Unit stills photography

    London Film Review: 'Stan & Ollie'

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

  • Alejandra Marquez

    Mexican Revolution: Alejandra Marquez Abella

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

  • Tricia Tuttle Named Director, BFI Festivals;

    Tricia Tuttle Named Director, BFI Festivals; Clare Stewart Steps Down

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

  • THUG-002 – Amandla Stenberg stars in

    'The Hate U Give': A Racial Drama So Honest Every American Should See It

    Steve Buscemi has been cast in the new Netflix comedy “The Week Of,” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. “The Week Of” is set to begin production in Long Island this summer. Veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and producer Robert Smigel is directing the film. The movie centers around the week of preparation for a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content