She breaks up with him," says Wendi Mc Lendon-Covey.
'She's not ready to be a step-mom to five children. And that's how Lauren's family and Jim's family get to go on this incredible trip." Seizing the opportunity to take her boys on a vacation they'll never forget, Lauren secures half of Jen's unwanted accommodations at a deep discount while, unbeknownst to either of them, Jim works his own connections to strike the same savvy deal for the other half, for himself and his girls.
Review: Funny and interesting yet a traditional Adam Sandler film, Blended will keep audiences interested and laughing.
'How many times have we met someone and maybe liked them, and had things in common, but just couldn't get it right somehow.And you think, -Why does it keep going off the rails with this person?and of course, good old-fashioned booty calls gone wrong.Setting the scene of Jim and Lauren's first meeting, Adam Sandler says, 'She's recently divorced, and my character, Jim, is widowed.And then, to Adam Sandler's credit, he found us the perfect project"a big, fun comedy with real, touching moments." Adam Sandler, who also served as a producer on 'Blended," with Mike Karz, and with longtime Happy Madison producing partner Jack Giarraputo, sent her the script. I love it, and would you take a look at this, Drewsky? While struggling to make a living and raise their kids as best they can, looking for love is a more complicated proposition than it once was, involving after-school schedules, babysitters, curfews and tough questions. No longer a matter of just finding that one special person, it's now about finding that one special person who will also be good for your children.
Very often, it's the dreams and desires of the adults that are the last item on the list.
Whereas those earlier movies were more about first love and just starting out, this is about two people who never lost that capacity for fun and romance but have also experienced more of life, and they definitely brought that wisdom and perspective to the roles." 'Who doesn't want to laugh and escape into something that is actually about real life, and family, and love, and the day-to-day things we all go through with our marriages and our kids," asks Drew Barrymore.
'It's very relevant, and there are some heartfelt, meaningful moments in this movie that will definitely touch you, but make you feel good at the same time." Producer Karz offers the initial inspiration for the story.
'We were all very young and having a great time and I think so much of what worked on that movie came from how easily the two of them played off each other and could joke around and make each other laugh. It's their familiarity and comfort with each other that makes them comedically fearless.
And because of their mutual respect and affection for one another, no matter how far they push their feisty banter, there is always an undertone of sweetness that comes through." 'We really do like each other and have tremendous respect for each other," says Adam Sandler, before citing what he believes may be the real secret of their success as a movie couple: 'We also have zero attraction to one another.
- Brooke Hunter Blended Release Date: June 12th, 2014 Lauren: I naturally assumed you were divorced. Their spontaneous and undeniable chemistry propelled them through the next '50 First Dates" and now, 16 years after that first hello, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are reunited in 'Blended," a romantic comedy that takes a sweet and funny look at love"but this time, from a very different point of view.