Queen Latifah, Robert Duvall and Ben Foster are to star in ‘Hustle’.
The trio have joined Adam Sandler within the forged of the Netflix basketball film, which is being produced by NBA legend LeBron James.
NBA participant Juancho Hernangomez, Jordan Hull, Maria Botto and sports activities commentator Kenny Smith have additionally joined the venture.
Adam stars as a down on his luck basketball scout who discovers a once-in-a-lifetime participant with a rocky previous overseas. He takes it upon himself to deliver the participant to the US with out approval from his group. The pair have one final shot to show they’ve what it takes to make it within the NBA.
The film is being direct by Jeremiah Zagar with Sandler producing for his Pleased Madison banner with LeBron and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Leisure firm. The script has been written by Tayloe Materne and Will Fetters.
It marks the most recent collaboration between Adam, 54, and the streaming big – who’ve beforehand teamed as much as make films corresponding to ‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Homicide Thriller’.
Netflix chief Ted Sarandos stated: “Whether or not you recognize him as Sandman, the Water Boy, Billy Madison, Pleased Gilmore, Nick Spitz or just Adam, one factor is evident: our members cannot get sufficient of him. They love his tales and his humor, as we noticed with ‘Homicide Thriller’. So I couldn’t be extra excited to increase our partnership with Adam and the Pleased Madison group and ship extra laughs world wide.”