It seems that if you want to be successful in Hollywood, befriend Adam Sandler. Whatever you say about the actor, he cares about his friends. With comfortable predictability, you can watch any Sandler comedy and see a few recognizable faces. There is a long list of celebrity names that have spoken of Sandler’s valuable friendship, including Jennifer AnistonDavid Spade and Kevin James. Sandler apparently has a whole phone book of friends he can turn to to star in his films, and Mr. Deeds is no exception.
The cast of “Mr. Deeds” includes many names that Sandler has worked with in the past. Starting in the writer’s room, Sandler has collaborated with longtime writing partner Tim Herlihy on more than a dozen projects. In the director’s chair sits Steven Brill, who owes a lot to Sandler’s projects. Meanwhile, the cast is loaded with reruns of Sandler’s paintings, including Allen Covert, Peter Dante, Steve Buscemi, Blake Clarke and more. He doesn’t expect Sandler’s tradition of making familiar faces to end soon, because Diversity it was recently reported that he intends to involve his entire family in the upcoming feature film.