The Weeknd To Join Adam Sandler In His New Movie

The Weeknd To Join Adam Sandler In His New Movie

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: The Weeknd performs onstage during the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

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The Weeknd may be making his big screen debut. The “Starboy” singer was just spotted was spotted on set with Adam Sandler for his upcoming movie Uncut Gems. It was reported the two were in seen on Monday in New York shooting scenes at 1OAK nightclub.

A source told Page Six that “They’re filming there and took over for several days. They’re shooting a club scene.” For now, it’s unclear how big his role is in the film is, or if he will be playing himself or an actual character. This would be Abel’s first feature film role. He was previously nominated for an Oscar back in 2016 for his song “Earned It” on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. The film is a crime drama in which Sandler’s character is a jewelry store owner who has a gambling addiction that needs to find a way to pay off his debts. It’s being directed by Josh and Benny Safdie, executive produced by Martin Scorsese and co-stars Idina Menzel, Lakeith Stanfield, and Judd Hirsch. Filming originally began two weeks ago.

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