Release date, cast, teaser and more

the The adults franchise star Adam Sandler kicked off his 2022 with the sports movie, Home team. The genre seems to have piqued his interest as he returns with another sports drama this year.

Adam Sandler, like never seen before, watches and co-produces the intense and motivational sports drama, hustle. The other producer on the team is basketball legend LeBron James. One of the film’s writers is Will Fetters – known for his work in the highly emotional, One star is Bronwith Lady Gaga.

As reported on NetflixTudum,Behind the camera, Hustle is a team between two very different worlds: sports video games and Oscar contenders. The drama is co-written by Will Fetters, one of the scribes behind A Star Is Born, and Taylor Materne, who wrote NBA 2k19 and 2k20. Filmmaker Jeremiah Zagar is directing Adam Sandler to produce as part of Happy Madison’s overall deal with Netflix alongside producer LeBron James.

This will be Sandler’s third time partnering with Netflix following his two highly successful projects with the streaming giant – Uncut Gems (2019) and hubie halloween (2020).

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Unrest plot

The Netflix synopsis reads, After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a checkered past overseas, an unlucky basketball scout (Adam Sandler) takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the United States without his team’s approval. Against all odds, they have one last chance to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the NBA.

Hustle release date

hustle is set to release on June 10, 2022 on Netflix.

Shake teaser

The trailer of hustle goes straight to the point of the film. hustle is more than just a love for basketball, it’s about passion, obsession and wanting to be the best. The teaser is sure to get everyone excited, especially if you’re a basketball fan.

Check out the teaser below.

Hustle Cast

Adam Sandler will direct the film as Stanley Sugarman. Unlike his previous roles as a funny and carefree adult, Sandler will be seen playing a serious and intense role as a basketball scout.

Juancho Hernangomez will play Bo Cruz, the exceptional basketball player discovered by Sugarman. Cruz seems to have a past, which prevents him from becoming the best of himself.

Other roles for the cast members have yet to be confirmed, but we do know that several big names are joining Sandler for hustle including Queen Latifa as the wife of Sugarman, Ben Foster, Robert Duvall, Jordan Hull and Andrea Sooch.

Other actors in the film include Jon Collin Barclay as Hans Larsson, Maria Botto as Paola Cruz, Lyon Beckwith as Market Fruit Vendor, David Hammond as Market Clerk, Kendra Marie as Restaurant Patron, Scot Teller as Sports Agent, Oliver Morton as Oliver the Cyclist, Nicole Kornet as a basketball assistant, Eddie Buck as an airport traveler, Dona Gregorio as a flight attendant, and Rob Jankowski as a customs officer.

Hustle release date
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The team behind this movie is hugely intriguing for movie and sports fans – and if you’re both, then hustle is for you. With NBA players involved in the production, hustle shouldn’t be one of those half-hearted inspirational sports films where the creators fail to portray the game accurately on screen. And with the support of a top-notch cast and writers, basketball fans can take their stories to audiences beyond sports fans.

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