The ‘Candy Land’ Movie Returns with Adam Sandler Lined Up to Star, Write and Produce



We're beginning to see some of those projects Universal dumped pop up at other studios. Yesterday brought word of Stretch Armstrong going to Relativity, and now today it's Candy Land, which Hasbro has now managed to move to Columbia Pictures, where they've teamed with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison to bring the classic board game to the big screen. Sandler will produce and is attached to star in the film, with Kevin Lima (Enchanted) attached to direct. Sandler and Robert Smigel will write the screenplay.

No word yet on which direction they'll take Candy Land, but if Lima is any indication as to the direction they're leaning, we envision some sort of fish-out-of-water adventure, most likely involving Sandler visiting the mysterious Candy Land. If that's…
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