Director Dennis Dugan on working with Adam Sandler

Director Dennis Dugan on working with Adam Sandler

Director Dennis Dugan says solely had one actor has actively disliked him in his lengthy profession.

The 74-year-old — who has helmed field workplace hits like “Problem Child,” “Grown Ups” and “Just Go With It” — has additionally appeared in dozens of TV exhibits and flicks as an actor, giving him nice empathy for actors.

“I understand having been an actor how difficult it is and how frightening it is, so even the toughest ones … I’ve worn them down,” he defined. “I attempt to make my units as snug, as if everybody was in my lounge and all we have been doing was a preliminary studying of the script, and in my profession I’ve been nearly 100% profitable at that. 

“There is one cast member who, for some reason, didn’t like me from the start and I could never win that human being over. And I was regretful because I was really excited to be working with that person.”

Dennis Dugan and Adam Sandler
Dennis Dugan and Adam Sandler in 2007
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Naturally, Dugan declined to call the sourpuss in query however we’re fairly positive it isn’t Adam Sandler. The pair have collaborated on 9 motion pictures, beginning with “Happy Gilmore.” And though their motion pictures have grossed hundreds of thousands of {dollars}, Dugan mentioned he doesn’t see the massive moola. 

“I get compensated for showing up 18 hours a day but the big profit-sharing thing, that’s for bigger guys than me,” he mentioned. Though he was fast so as to add, “I’m not unhappy with the remuniration I’ve received over the years.”

Dugan’s newest film, “Love, Weddings & Other Disasters,” stars Jeremy Irons and Diane Keaton. The “Beverly Hills Ninja” director raved about working with the celebs, calling Irons a “movie star but a real actor” and describing Keaton as “the most delightful girl.”

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