Casting Call in NY for Adam Sandler & Chris Rock Comedy

Be in an Adam Sandler Movie?

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock are starring in another comedy and people living in the Long Island, New York area have a chance to get into the act.

The two comedians are starring in the upcoming Netflix film, The Week Of, which is described as a wedding comedy. Scenes will be filming in the Long Island area and the movie’s extras casting directors are seeking Long Island natives to work as paid extras in the film.

The movie is part of Netflix’s deal with Adam Sandler in which Sandler’s films will be released exclusively on the Netflix streaming service. Sandler is set to release a total of eight movies on Netflix. There have been 3 movies released so far on the streaming service which include the western comedy, The Ridiculous 6, The Do-Over and the Hollywood focused film, Sandy Wexler. Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison Productions and Allen Covert are credited as producers on the project with Barry Bernardi and Tim Herlihy named as the project’s executive producers. Recently, Variety announced that Steve Buscemi has also been cast in “The Week Of.”

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.

According to Rolling Stone, Happy Madison collaborator Robert Smigel is directing The Week Of. Rolling Stone does give some insides into the film’s plot… Sandler’s character’s daughter marries Rock’s character’s son. The film will follow the week leading up to the wedding.

According to a story published in Deadline, Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos commented “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.”

Sandler fans will have to wait until 2018 to actually see the film and Netflix has not yet set an actual release date in 2018.

The movie is looking to cast talent of all ages, looks and ethnicities in the area and the casting notice below states that the movie will be filming in Long Island NY this month and next.

Interested? See the casting notice below for all the details.

Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for LONG ISLAND FUNERAL ATTENDEES for Adam Sandler/Chris Rock Netflix feature film titled “THE WEEK OF”. SHOOTING IN Glen Cove, LONG ISLAND area on TUESDAY AUGUST 15th, 2017. Must be available full day for work on TUESDAY Aug 15th, FYI we never get exact times until the night before. Seeking all types, all ages…family types, character Jewish and Italian types and also REAL Military Honor Guard & Veteran Types as well. Ages 8-88, all ethnicities. Please submit following info below to and type in the subject line “FB Funeral Goers”! This is paid extra work at $121 for 10 hrs rate!

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  1. Nathan Moss

    My name is Nathan Moss and I am interested in auditioning for the role.

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