We're sure you've been eagerly awaiting the gestating adaptation of "Candy Land," especially since the writers previously attached to the project theorized that it could be like a "'Lord of the Rings,' but set in the world of candy."
Although the movie is no longer with Universal, Adam Sandler appears to be rescuing the project. According to Deadline, Sandler is in final talks to create a live action movie based on the kids' board game through his Happy Madison production company and Sony's Columbia Pictures, and he's also attached to star.
According to the President of Columbia Pictures, Doug Belgrad, "'Candy Land' is more than just a game."
As he puts it, it's a brand "that children, parents and grandparents know and love. The world of 'Candy Land' offers an extraordinary canvas upon which to create a fantastical, live-action adventure family film with a larger than life part for Adam."
"Enchanted" director Kevin Lima is on board to helm, and Sandler is in talks to pen the script along with Robert Smigel.
"Candyland is the debil Bobby!"
Just what we need: a movie based on a board game starring a grown man who only speaks in "baby talk". Different movie, same character. FOOSBALL!
Wow this just proved that even if ur talentless as long as ur jewish youll always have a place in hollywood...or the press
Spare us...Adam Sandler hasn't been funny for a very long time. Did anyone even watch his last movie where he played a woman? Terrible!!!
this is going to be a steaming stink bomb just like the bloody mess i left in the crapper this morning
I liked The 35 Year Old Bicycle Delivery Boy
Two points to make:
1) I think these two statements clearly justify these people being thrown into a Jigsaw game: "theorized that it could be like a "'Lord of the Rings,' but set in the world of candy."" and "'Candy Land' is more than just a game."
2) Instead of spending millions to have this made as a full-blown movie, wouldn't the same (if not drastically superior) effect be achieved by having Robot Chicken do it as 30 second short?
No, the Robot Chicken version will have they jokes they wish they could do but can't, becuase it's going to be family friendly.
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Well goody goody gumdrops
It's a good thing he's cute cause he has NOOOOO talent.
he's a comedian, the only comedian with acting talent is jim carrey
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