June 16, 2024 7:33 pm

Adam Sandler Says He Fought for Brendan Fraser's Casting in Airheads
Adam Sandler Says He Fought for Brendan Fraser's Casting in Airheads

Adam Sandler Says He Fought for Brendan Fraser’s Casting in Airheads

Many longtime Brendan Fraser fans look back upon his 1994 comedy Airheads with a fond nostalgia, but it’s a casting that almost didn’t happen. In the film, Fraser co-stars alongside Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi as struggling musicians who hijack a radio station just to get their music played on the airwaves. It was written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael Lehmann, and in addition to its leads, it featured a variety of other comedy favorites, such as Chris Farley, Michael McKean, and Judd Nelson.

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​Despite some pushback from others, Adam Sandler insisted on Brendan Fraser getting cast alongside him in Airheads. Read More