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Adam Sandler Gets Deadly Serious About Some Risky Bets in the Trailer For Uncut Gems

If you're checking out Uncut Gems and expecting the same Adam Sandler from Netflix's Murder Mystery, you're about to be surprised! The actor takes a serious turn in Josh and Benny Safdie's upcoming crime thriller about a New York jeweler who gets in over his head over some risky bets.

Sandler portrays Howard Ratner, the charismatic jeweler who always seems to know what to say and is frequently on the lookout for the next big score. But when he makes a series of high stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime — or drop him into debilitating poverty — he has to juggle his business, his family, and lethal adversaries on all sides. But it's obvious from the trailer that Howard will do anything in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win, even if it means putting his family in danger.

Uncut Gems's star-studded cast includes Lakeith Stanfield, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian, and Judd Hirsch. Check out the exciting trailer above, and look out for the film when it hits theaters in December.

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