Netflix just released a new two-minute trailer for the comedy film, The Week Of, directed by Robert Smigel (Saturday Night Live writer). The original comedy reunites frequent collaborators Adam Sandler and Chris Rock who shared the stage in Saturday Night Live and co-starred in the comedy films The Longest Yard, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2.
Director Smigel and Adam Sandler co-wrote the film which finds Sandler and Chris Rock about to become in-laws. Sandler also served as a producer on the Netflix film along with Allen Covert (Hotel Transylvania, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry). Barry Bernardi and Tim Herlihy executive produced.
The cast of The Week Of also includes Rachel Dratch (Great News, Imaginary Mary) and Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire, 30 Rock). Netflix will release the comedy on April 27, 2018.
“Adam Sandler and Chris Rock are cornerstones of the Netflix comedy family and we are over the moon about these two legends reuniting to give our members worldwide a healthy dose of the hilarity that they have been creating together for years. Similar in the romantic comedy tone of Sandler’s most recent film Sandy Wexler, this film will be the perfect vehicle for Sandler and Rock and their millions of fans around the world,” explained Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, about the 2018 production.
The Week Of Plot: The comedy tells the story of two fathers who are polar opposites (Adam Sandler and Chris Rock) and the dysfunctional hilarity that ensues when their families come together to celebrate the wedding of their children. They are forced to spend the longest week of their lives together and the big day could not come soon enough.