Adam Sandler in Talks to Star in an Indie Drama About a Shoe Cobbler for Director Tom McCarthy


Adam Sandler is getting ready to go dramatic once again. He’s in negotiations to star in The Cobbler, a new indie drama from Thomas McCarthy, the writer/director of acclaimed films like The Station Agent, The Visitor, and Win Win, THR reports. Not much is known about the movie, but THR says it’s about “a shoe man who has the ability to metaphysically step into the lives of the people whose shoes he repairs.” Sandler is expected to film The Cobbler right before filming another serious role, in director Jason Reitman’s next movie, Men, Women & Children. Sandler’s last serious role was in Judd Apatow’s Funny People in 2009, and it’s good to see him doing two dramas back to back as those are typically his best movies.