Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston will reunite on Netflix’s comedy Murder Mystery. Workaholics co-creator Kyle Newacheck is on board to direct from a script by James Vanderbilt.
The story follows a New York cop (Sandler) and his wife (Aniston), who become prime suspects in the murder of an elderly billionaire while vacationing in Europe.
Sandler and Aniston, according to insiders, had been looking for an opportunity to work together again following the 2011 success of Just Go With It, which earned $103 million at the domestic box office, and $215 million globally.
Murder Mystery is Sandler’s sixth feature project at Netflix, while it’s Aniston’s first time working with the streaming giant. She’s also attached to star in a new Apple TV series opposite Reese Witherspoon.
That said, Sandler’s upcoming Netflix comedy – The Week Of, co-stars Chris Rock and bows April 27.