in , ,
- Advertisment -

“It was the best call ever”: Adam Sandler Reveals Daniel Day-Lewis Was Blown Away With His Uncut Gems Performance as 3-Time Oscar Winner Gushed Over His Acting

Adam Sandler and Daniel Day Lewis

American comedian Adam Sandler is known for his infantile but adorable characters. Starting his career with Saturday Night Live, Sandler became one of the most prominent comedic actors in Hollywood. He once again impressed everyone with his performance as a jeweler and gambling addict in the 2019 film Uncut Gems. The film was a commercial and critical success. Critics even said the Hustle star’s performance in the film was a viable contender for the best actor nomination at the Academy Awards.

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler

Uncut Gems is also considered to be Sandler’s most intense work. And the actor was left surprised after he received a call from the retired Oscar-winning actor who was impressed with his work in the 2019 film. Uncut Gems followed Howard Ratner, a jewelry store owner who struggles to retrieve an Ethiopian opal.

Read More: ‘Just want to be happy….don’t want all that other crap’: Adam Sandler Wants His Critics to Back Off, Says Their ‘Sh*t’ Reviews Don’t Shake Him Anymore

Adam Sandler Got the Best Call of His Life

While promoting the 2019 Uncut Gems Adam Sandler shared how he received the “best call ever” after featuring in the film. During his appearance on The Bill Simmons Podcast after the release of Uncut Gems, Sandler shared that he got a call from the Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis.

Adam Sandler in Uncut Gems
Adam Sandler in Uncut Gems

The Grown Ups star shared that he was shopping for basketball gear at Macy’s when he got a call from the retired actor. He shared that he was so surprised he couldn’t let go of the seat in front of him.

Read More: 8 Popular Celebrities Who Were Falsely Reported Dead

“I’m getting my sneakers and then I look down at my phone and it’s Daniel Day-Lewis… He starts talking about grabbing the seat in front of him. ‘I couldn’t let go of the seat in front of me,” Adam Sandler said.

Adam Sandler and Daniel Day-Lewis
Adam Sandler and Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis then congratulated him for the film and praised his work. “And just saying how much he dug the movie, he dug [Kevin Garnett], he dug the guys,” the Big Daddy actor shared. He quoted it as the “best call ever.”

The call seemed well deserved for Sandler as Uncut Gems is still considered one of his best works. He impressed everyone with his award-winning performance. The film was nominated for countless awards and Adam Sandler also earned several awards for his performance in the film.

Read More: After 2 Decades, Rob Schneider’s Comedy Cult Classic ‘The Animal’ Finally Bags a Sequel

Adam Sandler to Join Jennifer Aniston in Murder Mystery 2

Adam Sandler starred alongside Jennifer Aniston in the 2019 Murder Mystery. The comedy mystery was based on Agatha Christie’s book Murder on the Orient Express. The film followed Nick Spitz and his wife Audrey, who go on a European vacation and end up getting framed for the murder of an elderly billionaire.

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in Murder Mystery (2019)
Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in Murder Mystery (2019)

It was released on Netflix and received mixed reviews. The streaming platform still renewed it for a sequel which is expected to release next year. Murder Mystery 2 will bring back Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston as the happily-ish married couple.

Some of the characters from the first film are also expected to reprise their roles and some new characters will also join the sequel. Filming for Murder Mystery 2 wrapped on April 8, 2022. However, Netflix has still not revealed the official release date for the film.

Murder Mystery 2 is expected to release in 2023.

Source: Esquire

Written by Laxmi Rajput

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.