Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Talking about the splits on the poster.
People are asking me to do it a lot. And I can’t seem to kick that high, it was just a one time thing. (talking) Yeah I just really let it loose.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Where do you come up with your characters?
This was a uh I just had an idea that I told uh Smigel an Apatow about uh you know my family has always talked about Israeli soldiers and how Israel is a little tiny country and how every country around it wants it wiped off the face of the earth and uhm uh these guys always have to defend themselves so they’re known as incredible soldiers so I just thought it would be funny to see a guy who is intense and and tough and like a warrior also have a side of him that wanted to cut hair and just relax and make people look good.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Political issue with this zany twist.
That was like you know it’s funny we just came up with that, I thought of that idea I told those guys and then we had to write the movie and then when you are writing the movie you are like this is the most serious subject, it’s the middle east, it’s insane over there uhm a lot and now we’ve got to talk about it. It went from a goofy idea into like oh we actually have to say some stuff too.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Based on your last movie, do you want to get into a lot of these political issues?
That’s funny. It’s not like that, it’s not like that but it does, I am proud of them, I am proud of Chuck and Larry I you know sometimes I hear mixed stuff about it but I know what my intension was when I made the movie it was to show acceptance and this movie also is a, you know it’s not a new new theory but it’s just wanting peace so that’s that’s what the end of the movie is about.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Have you seen people walking around with this look? (His characters)
No. But we did think it was that everybody in the middle east is fighting but they can all agree upon the fact that Mariah Carey is unbelievable.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – Easy to get Mariah in for a cameo?
Well is was great, called her up showed her the script and she was nice enough to do it. And she worked hard. Concentrated really hard.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – You have the same crew, is it like coming back on a TV series?
Yes, yeah it, you are comfortable, you’re you know, television shows, they get big hiatus’ and then they come back. We don’t get that big of a hiatus, we are constantly together uhm my guys and I see my friends who do the cameos in the movies I see them all the time too so it’s not like uh it’s more like we all live on the same street and see each other all the time.
Sound Bite: Adam Sandler – You go far but not too far in your movies and it works.
Thank you. It’s a it’s yeah we, we with certain things we were like is Zohan aloud to do this? Is he aloud to get shot in the face and catch it in his nose? What are we saying if we do that? You know there were talks like that uh but uh he can get away with the lot the Zohan. He feels no pain just so you know.
Description: You Don't Mess with the Zohan JUnket Adam Sandler Interview
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