A follow-up to Adam Sandler’s beloved 1996 golf comedy “Happy Gilmore” seems to be in the pipeline, according to actor Christopher McDonald.

McDonald, renowned for his role as Shooter McGavin in the original film, hinted during an interview that he’s gotten a glimpse of a script for “Happy Gilmore 2.”

“About two weeks ago, I saw Adam… And he shows me the first draft of Happy Gilmore 2,” McDonald disclosed, playfully suggesting to the hosts to edit that tidbit out of the show.

“I don’t want to fib, but he did show me that, and I thought, ‘Well, that would be fantastic,'” he remarked. “So, it’s in the works. Fans are clamoring for it, darn it!”

Expressing his satisfaction, McDonald mentioned he was “very, very pleased” with the script. As of now, Sandler hasn’t unveiled any specifics about the project.

Sandler co-penned “Happy Gilmore” under his Happy Madison banner. The beloved comedy chronicles the journey of a rambunctious amateur hockey player who discovers his innate golfing talent through his unorthodox slapshot-style swing.

In the movie, he ventures into a golf tournament in a bid to secure funds to save his grandmother’s home from foreclosure by the bank. His unconventional approach to the game attracts the ire of golf pro Shooter McGavin (portrayed by McDonald).


The film also features Julie Bowen, Frances Bay, Kevin Nealon, and Carl Weathers (who passed away last month at age 76). Bob Barker, who died in August of the previous year at age 99, also made a memorable cameo where he sparred with Sandler on the course.

“Happy Gilmore” stands as one of Sandler’s comedic gems from the ’90s, alongside hits like “Billy Madison,” “Big Daddy,” and “The Waterboy.”

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