Directed by the Voyeur director Jeremiah Zagar, Hustle premiered in select theatres on the 3rd of June in 2022. It will have a worldwide release on Netflix on the 8th of June in 2022.
It is an American sports drama based on the screenplay written by Taylor Materne and Will Fetters. LeBron James and Adam Sandler produce the same, and the latter also plays the lead role in the movie.
The movie is about 117 minutes long, and its music is by Dan Deacon.
What’s It about?
The storyline revolves around a former basketball scout who is doing poorly finding a potential superstar in Spain.
The duo Hustles to prove their mettle to the world and prove themselves so that they can be a part of the NBA.
Sandler sports a salt and pepper beard and a loose polo shirt in the trailer.
Juancho, who has never acted before, leaves the audience with a pleasant impression of his acting in the trailer. His character is a construction worker in Barcelona and a single dad. Despite the lack of experience in a proper or professional game; he somehow turns out to be the light that Stanley (Sandler) is searching for.
With Stanley being optimistic and faithful enough for both of them, the duo sets out on a journey to become professional NBA players. But, will they achieve this feat, or will their confidence be shattered?
The movie stars Adam Sandler as Stanley Sugarman, Queen Latifah as Teresa Sugarman, Stanley’s Wife, Ben Foster as Vince Merrick, Robert Duvall as Rex Merrick, Vince’s father, Juancho Hernangomez as Bo Cruz, Stanley’s basketball player recruit, Jordan Hull as Alex Sugarman, Stanley’s daughter, Heidi Gardner as Kat Merrick, Maria Botto as Paola Cruz, Bo’s mother, Ainhoa Pillet as Lucia Cruz, Bo’s brother, Anthony Edwards as Kermit Wilts, a player and a rival to Bo, Kenny Smith as Leon Rich, a sports agent and a friend of Stanley’s, and Silas Graham as Young Bo Cruz.
The movie also stars NBA players Boban Marjanovic, Trae Young, Jordan Clarkson, Khris Middleton, Aaron Gordon, Kyle Lowry, Seth Curry, Tobias Harris, Tyrese Maxey, and Matisse Thybulle.
Some of Adam Sandler’s blockbusters are; Go with It, Grown-Ups, 50 First Dates, Grown Ups, Blended, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Happy Gilmore, That’s My Boy, The Do-Over and Hotel Transylvania.
Adam Sandler was awarded the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Om-Screen Chemistry in 2005 for 50 First Dates and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead in 2020 for Uncut Gems.
Some of Queen Latifah’s movies and TV shows include; Taxi Set It Off, The Equalizer, The Queen Latifah Show, Ice Age (3, 4, 5, 6, and a few specials), Valentine’s Day, and What Happens in Vegas.
Where To Watch
Although the movie was released in select theatres on the 3rd of June this year; it will witness its release on OTT on the 8th of June on Netflix only.