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Adam Sandler Praises Carey Mulligan’s Acting in Netflix’s ‘Spaceman’


Key Takeaways:

and Carey Mulligan in the Netflix sci-fi drama, ‘Spaceman'.
– Sandler lauds Mulligan's performance in the , praising her exceptional talent.
– Mulligan reveals being a fan of Adam Sandler's , particularly fond of ‘The Singer'.

Acclaimed actor Adam Sandler, known for his comedy chops, steps into a whole new genre in Netflix's latest addition, the science-fiction drama, ‘Spaceman'. In this endeavour, he's accompanied by the three-time nominee, Carey Mulligan. The made its debut on the popular streaming platform on March 1st.

A New Venture for Sandler

In a departure from his usual comedic , Sandler portrays a solitary astronaut marooned at the edge of the solar system. His character grapples with the intense isolation of space while dealing with his deteriorating marital relationship back on earth. Mulligan plays the role of his earthbound wife inhabiting the complicated relationship a focal point in the movie.

Praise from Adam Sandler for his Co-star

While talking to Movie Fone's Jami Philbrick about the movie, Sandler poured accolades on his co-star. “Yes, she is incredible. A great human being, and a great actress. I was more excited watching her act than saying my stuff,” said the 57-year-old actor, clearly amazed by Mulligan's talent.

Mulligan, known for immersive performances and the recipient of three Oscar nods for ‘An Education', ‘Promising Young Woman', and ‘Maestro', is a big name in Hollywood. The praise showered on her by Sandler underscores her exceptional performance in ‘Spaceman'.

Adam Sandler: Not Just a Comedic Actor

It's worth reminding that this is not Sandler's first outing in serious drama. Earlier performances in like ‘Punch-Drunk Love' and ‘Uncut Gems' proved his mettle beyond comedy realms. His production company, Happy Madison Productions, collaborates often with Netflix, hinting at more exciting projects up the pipeline.

Admiration is Mutual

Interestingly, admiration between Sandler and Mulligan goes both ways. Mulligan, in a recent conversation with Collider, confessed to revisiting Sandler's classic comedies, especially ‘The Wedding Singer', before commencing their shoot for ‘Spaceman'.

She lauded Sandler for his stellar comedic timing, admitting to her anxiety about working with him initially. Yet, upon meeting Sandler, her fears were assuaged, and she found herself captivated by his persona. “I just think he's genius,” she enthused.

Watch ‘Spaceman' on Netflix

‘Spaceman' presents a deep, immersive exploration of marriage and isolation, brought to life by the talented duo of Sandler and Mulligan. With Sandler stepping out of his comfort zone and Mulligan delivering yet another likely award-worthy performance, the film is shaping up to be a must-watch on Netflix.

If you're interested in breaking away from monotony and delving into an intriguing cosmos of solitude, relationships, and brilliant acting performances, be sure to catch ‘Spaceman' on Netflix.

Megan Diane
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.


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