The always busy Jennifer Hudson has lined up another project. This time, the American Idol 3 singer has signed on to star in Adam Sandler’s next Netflix movie.
The Oscar winner will play a talented singer named Courtney Clarke in a 90’s set piece. called Sandy Wexler. Sandler stars as the title character, a talent manager working in Los Angeles, who represents a group of “eccentric clients on the fringes of show business.” Complications arise when he falls in love with Courtney, his newest client whom he discovers at an amusement park.
Steven Brill, who directed Netflix’s other Sandler movie The Do-Over, is helming the film. The script is by Paul Sado, Dan Bulla and Sandler.