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‘Murder Mystery’ Starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler Enters Production, Finalizes Cast Album

It’s time for a mystery — “Murder Mystery.”

The upcoming Netflix comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler has begun production. News of the big step came Monday, courtesy of the streaming service, which also revealed the full cast. Netflix shared the logline as well, giving us a better idea of just what the flick is about. It reads:

When a NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight with a mysterious man (Luke Evans) gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit.

Sandler and Aniston, who were previously co-stars in 2011’s “Just Go With It,” reunited for the Netflix comedy alongside a solid cast. They’ll star with Luke Evans, and the cast also includes Gemma Arterton, Luis Gerardo Mendez, Shioli Kutsuna, David Walliams, Adeel Akhtar, John Kani, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Dany Boon, and Terence Stamp. Williams acknowledged the group in a tweet Monday, writing in part, “I’m trilled to be in a movie with so many talented people.” In particular, the comedian highlighted Academy Award nominee Stamp, whom he called “legendary.”

I’m thrilled to be in a movie with so many talented people, @AdamSandler #JenniferAniston #GemmaArterton @thereallukeevans but best of all with the legendary actor Terence Stamp who I have loved since I was a boy. #MurderMystery @netflix https://t.co/QmmNPXJMTD

— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) June 25, 2018

With production in progress, we’re a little closer to seeing the Kyle Newacheck-directed film. James Vanderbilt wrote the script, and he produces alongside Sandler, Allen Covert, Tripp Vinson, and James D. Stern.

“Murder Mystery” is slated to start streaming in 2019.

[h/t: Slash Film]

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