A new Adam Sandler movie is coming to Netflix, but don’t run away just yet. Rather than being part of his own comedy deal with the streaming giant, he’s starring in the latest film from Noah Baumbach. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), also starring Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, and Dustin Hoffman, follows a family coming together, and now the first trailer has landed following its Cannes premiere earlier this year.
“Adam Sandler has acted in nearly 50 feature films, the majority of which he’s played the lead. It won’t come as any great surprise to learn that The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is amongst the best works of his career, comfortably scaling the lower denominators to reach those sparse upper peaks,” we said in our review. “Director Noah Baumbach draws from the 51-year-old’s main talents as both comedic songwriter (as in his early standup and his time at SNL) and ticking time bomb (his signature switch from toddler-voiced timidity to raging lunatic that Paul Thomas Anderson harnessed so effectively in Punch Drunk Love).”
See the trailer below ahead of a North American premiere at the New York Film Festival and October release.
From writer/director Noah Baumbach, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the emotional and comic intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Elizabeth Marvel) contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) hits Netflix and limited release on October 13.