Trailer: Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler reunite for Murder Mystery 2
James R | On 31, Jan 2023
Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler are reuniting for Murder Mystery 2 and a new trailer gives us a first look at the Netflix sequel.
Written by James Vanderbilt and directed by Kyle Newacheck, the original comedy follows an NYC cop (Ádám Sandler), who finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European trip, only to end up prime suspects in a whodunit.
“Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler are on entertaining form in this predictable but fun comedy thriller,” we wrote in our review.
Now, four years after solving their first murder mystery, Nick and Audrey Spitz (Sandler, Aniston) are now full-time detectives struggling to get their private eye agency off the ground when they’re invited to celebrate the wedding of their friend the Maharaja (Adeel Akhtar) on his private island. But trouble follows the Spitzes again when the groom is kidnapped for ransom soon after the festivities begin — making each glamorous guest, family member and the bride herself a suspect.
Directed by Jeremy Garelick, the film co-stars Mark Strong, Mélanie Laurent, Jodie Turner-Smith, Kuhoo Verma, with John Kani, and Dany Boon. You can see them in action on 31st March, when the film debuts on Netflix. Here’s the trailer:
Murder Mystery sequel in the works at Netflix
14th October 2019
A sequel to Murder Mystery sequel is in the works at Netflix.
Written by James Vanderbilt and directed by Kyle Newacheck, the comedy debuted online earlier this year. It follows an NYC cop (Ádám Sandler), who finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European trip. A chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince (Luke Evans). When Quince is murdered, hough, they become the prime suspects in a modern-day whodunit.
The film broke records at the start of the summer, racking up the biggest opening weekend ever for a Netflix Film: 30.8 million accounts watched the movie in its first three days, including 13.3 million in the USA and 17.5 million across the rest of the world.
“Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler are on entertaining form in this predictable but fun comedy thriller,” we wrote in our review. “Don’t be surprised when Netflix orders a sequel; do be surprised that you’d look forward to it.”
Four months on and The Hollywood Reporter reports that James Vanderbilt is in negotiations to return and pen a script for Murder Mystery 2. Stay tuned for more as it literally develops.