Adam Sandler appears to be headed back to Netflix, and Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield is set to join him. According to reports, Stanfield has officially joined the cast of the crime-dramedy, ‘Uncut Gems’. As you should know, Sandler recently signed a lucrative deal with Netflix to create several different films, howeever it is noted that ‘Uncut Gems’ is not apart of that deal.
Check out more details on the film, below.
Both actors have a history with the streaming giant. Stanfield appeared in Death Note and is set for Someone Great with Gina Rodriguez and DeWanda Wise. Uncut Gems, however, is not a part of Sandler’s pact with Netflix. Here’s the Uncut Gems description per Deadline, who exclusively reported this news: Set in the Diamond district of New York City, Sandler will star as a jewelry store owner with a gambling addiction who is juggling two relationships and escalating debts. Stanfield will play a key ally to a famous client of the jewelry store. Martin Scorsese is an exec producer.