Just for a laugh

MARIA BELLO IS in final negotiations to join the all-star comedy cast of an untitled film project being produced by Adam Sandler.

By (Reuters)

Published: Wed 8 Apr 2009, 9:30 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 10:56 PM

The script, by Fred Wolf and Sandler, revolves around high school friends who reunite 30 years later. Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Salma Hayek and Maya Rudolph are part of the ensemble cast.

Bello will play James’ wife.

Dennis Dugan (I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry) is directing the Columbia Pictures project. Jack Giarraputo is producing with Sandler via their Happy Madison shingle.

Bello recently starred in the indie drama The Private Lives of Pippa Lee and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

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