Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston delved into heir decades-long friendship and their recent onscreen collaboration in interviews ahead of their new Netflix comedy Murder Mystery 2.
But while chatting with USA Today about the film, Sandler, 56, joked that the two are still awkward with each other when it comes to filming kissing scenes with each other, which they’ve done in all three of their films together. ‘
The former Saturday Night Live star joked that Jennifer, 54, was a bit too enthusiastic when it came time to film their kissing scene in the Murder Mystery sequel.
‘”For God’s sake, keep your mouth closed,”‘ he recalled saying to her. ‘It was so wide! Every time, she’d come with a big, wide mouth, and I’d be like, “Whoa-ho-ho-ho-ho, whoa! What are we doing?”‘
Sandler also revealed that shooting scenes with Aniston led him to get injured.
Slow down! Adam Sandler, 56, joked that his Murder Mystery 2 costar Jennier Aniston, 54, was too enthusiastic about their kissing scenes in the new film; seen at the premiere on Tuesday in LA
Getting into it'”For God’s sake, keep your mouth closed,”‘ he jokingly recalled saying to her. ‘It was so wide! Every time, she’d come with a big, wide mouth, and I’d be like, “Whoa-ho-ho-ho-ho, whoa! What are we doing?”‘; still from Murder Mystery 2
‘Jennifer kicked me in the ribs one take,’ he shared, while he said that Mark Strong, who plays a member of the British Special Air Service (SAS), accidentally punched him in the face during a fight scene.
‘All accidents!’ Jennifer interjected.
Mark ‘didn’t mean it, but it did happen,’ Sandler added. ‘He cracked me good.’
Things got comically awkward between the old pals when Sandler mentioned that he had given Maserati sports cars to his friends and costars Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade after they appeared with him in the comedy Grown Ups in 2010.
‘You didn’t get the Maserati yet?’ Sandler asked Aniston as she left her mouth hanging open in mock shock. ‘When you get home tonight!’
‘You bought your co-stars Maseratis?’ she reiterated.
Sandler saved face as Aniston pretended to walk out on the interview by joking that he had tried to give her similar gifts.
‘You want to know the truth with Jennifer? I bought her three Ferraris,’ he said, prefacing the joke. ‘Every time I wheel it up there, some guy comes out and goes, “Hey, get that out of here,” and I’m like, “No, no, this is a gift.”
‘And the guy goes, “Let’s go, keep it moving.” So I ghost ride it down the hill,’ he said as she stepped away from her chair.
Ouch! He also shared that ‘Jennifer kicked me in the ribs one take.’ Things got comically awkward when he mentioned giving his Grown Ups costars Maseratis
Left out: ‘You didn’t get the Maserati yet?’ Sandler asked Aniston as she left her mouth hanging open in mock shock. ‘When you get home tonight!’ She then pretended to leave the interview
Not again: They play a married couple who have become private detectives in Murder Mystery 2, only to have to solve the kidnapping of the groom at a destination wedding
After Jennifer returned, she added, ‘It’s OK, it’s all right. I don’t need fancy things.’
The two appeared to have an easy rapport, something they’ve developed over the decades after first meeting in their early 20s in Los Angeles.
They first starred together in 2011 on Just Go With It, and have since established a strong on-screen partnership with their two Murder Mystery films.
In the new movie, they play the married couple Nick and Audrey Spitz, who have since become private detectives since the events of the first movie. The two are invited to the destination wedding of the Maharajah Vikram Govindan (Adeel Akhtar), who is kidnapped before the ceremony, forcing them to go into detective mode.