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Update: It’s official: Adam Sandler will star in Uncut Gems for the Safdie brothers and A24, Deadline reports. Our original story follows below.

For the past decade, Adam Sandler has made a name for himself as a goofball movie star who makes movies solely for the purpose of earning him a trip to Hawaii. But every now and then, we get reminded — hey, this guy is actually a great actor.

After giving a quietly stunning performance in last year’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Sandler may be ready for a new creative comeback. Sandler is reportedly being eyed by the Safdie brothers for their follow-up film to Good Time. That’s right, an Adam Sandler Safdie brothers movie may soon be on its way.

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48 Hours remake

Walter Hill’s 1982 action comedy 48 Hrs. is getting the remake treatment, and filmmaker brothers Benny and Josh Safdie – the directing duo behind this year’s critically-acclaimed indie thriller Good Time – have the unenviable task of bringing the remake to life. The original film is considered a modern classic, with memorable performances from stars Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte, and that movie is partially responsible for popularizing the buddy cop genre as we know it today. So…no pressure or anything.
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Good Time behind the scenes

Good Time hits Blu-ray today, and in honor of the release, we have an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip for your viewing pleasure. The film, from directors Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie, focuses on a heist gone wrong and the deranged fallout. It also gives Robert Pattinson a chance to turn in one of the best performances of the year. Watch the Good Time behind the scenes clip below!

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