‘The Wrong Missy’: What Is Adam Sandler’s New Netflix Movie About?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Adam Sandler‘s firm, Happy Madison Productions, which Sandler based round twenty years in the past, just lately produced a brand new Netflix comedy. The Wrong Missy stars Orange Is the New Black alum Lauren Lapkus, and likewise options actors David Spade and Rob Schneider. But what’s the Netflix movie The Wrong Missy about?

‘The Wrong Missy’ comes from Adam Sandler’s manufacturing firm, Happy Madison Productions

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David Spade as Tim Morris and Lauren Lapkus as Missy in The Wrong Missy | Katrina Marcinowski/NETFLIX

The Los Angeles Times defined that, within the Adam Sandler-produced The Wrong Missy, “David Spade plays Tim Morris,” a person who can’t recover from his former fiancée. Tim “goes on an arranged blind date with a woman named Melissa (Lauren Lapkus),” described as an “antic, eccentric, unpredictable handful.” Then, Tim encounters one other Melissa (performed by Molly Sims), and develops some chemistry.

“Before a corporate retreat to Hawaii, he means to invite Sims’ Melissa but texts Lapkus’ Melissa by mistake,” the Times’ recap continued. “By the time he realizes the mix-up, it’s too late.” Thus units off an fascinating, to say the least, journey.

Adam Sandler doesn’t direct and even star within the film however his affect is throughout The Wrong Missy. The Los Angeles Daily News famous:

… whereas Sandler himself doesn’t seem in it, the film that debuts on Netflix on Wednesday, May 13 has Happy Madison veterans on display — along with Spade, such regulars as Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson, and Jackie Sandler, Adam Sandler’s spouse — and off.

Also, because the Los Angeles Times identified, the Wrong Missy script is written by “Chris Pappas and Kevin Barnett, who wrote the 2016 Spade-Sandler automobile The Do-Over.”

Cast member Lauren Lapkus steals the present in ‘The Wrong Missy’

But the standout comic from The Wrong Missy is actress Lauren Lapkus. She beforehand appeared in Between Two Ferns, Orange Is the New Black and Crashing. Lapkus instructed the Daily News about what it was wish to shoot the Netflix movie.

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“One thing that’s really nice is that there is a feeling of family within the production because a lot of people are actually related,” The Wrong Missy star defined. “But even if they’re not related, they’ve worked together for like 20 years.”

Lapkus was utterly onboard with The Wrong Missy due to David Spade. The actress, whose background is in improv comedy, instructed the publication that she had “grown up watching [Spade] on Saturday Night Live.”

“It was really, really cool to get to work with him,” she continued. “He’s just so funny, and he’s extremely kind.” Lapkus went on:

That was the principle push behind me going to the audition, however as soon as I actually acquired into the fabric and acquired to do the film it was so enjoyable as a result of this function is simply so loopy. Missy actually can say something, and he or she’s simply residing on one other planet, so it’s very enjoyable to play a personality like that.

The 2020 Netflix film will get ambivalent evaluations

As most reviewers agree, the 2020 movie is a enjoyable romp, largely fueled by Lapkus’ nice traces — but it surely’s not a must-see.

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Lauren Lapkus and Rob Schneider in The Wrong Missy | Katrina Marcinowski/NETFLIX

The Wrong Missy is a light-weight throwaway, the sort of film it’s troublesome to recommend one truly select to observe, but when your algorithm someway lands on it supplies a sure innocent diversion,” the Times critic penned.

Within a day of its launch, The Wrong Missy was already trending No. 1 on Netflix U.S. So, it looks like folks want fun.

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