April 28, 2009
Don Johnson to star in Sandler comedy
U.S. actor Don Johnson has been cast in the big-screen comedy
Born to be a Star, co-starring Christina Ricci, Stephen Dorff and Edward Herrmann.
The Hollywood Reporter said Johnson, best known for his roles on TV's
Nash Bridges and
Miami Vice, will play a down-on-his-luck adult film director in
Produced by Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo, the movie is about a small-town guy, played by Nick Swardson, who learns his unassuming parents were famous porn stars in the 1970s and decides to resume the family business.
Sandler also co-wrote the flick with Swardson.