Happy Gilmore 2 Is Now in the Works With Adam Sandler



  • Happy Gilmore 2
    is officially in the works, as confirmed by Christopher McDonald, Sandler’s co-star.
  • Sandler recently showed McDonald the first draft of the sequel, signaling exciting news for fans.
  • Fans have long demanded a
    Happy Gilmore
    sequel, and it seems like their wish is finally coming true.

A sequel to one of Adam Sandler’s most beloved comedies, Happy Gilmore, is now in the works according to Sandler’s co-star Christopher McDonald. In a recent interview with Cleveland’s 92.3 The Fan on Friday, McDonald revealed that Sandler recently showed him the first draft of Happy Gilmore 2, and it will no doubt have fans so excited they’ll be doing the bull dance and feeling the flow.

You can check out what McDonald had to say about Happy Gilmore 2 below.

“I saw Adam about two weeks ago, and he says to me, ‘McDonald, you’re gonna love this.’ I said, ‘What?’ He says, ‘How ’bout that,’ [and] he shows me the first draft of Happy Gilmore 2.’

Maybe you should cut that out (of this audio) because I don’t wanna be a liar, but he did show me that, and I thought, ‘Well, that would be awesome.’ So, it’s in the works. Fans demand it, dammit.”

Since making the exciting revelation about the sports comedy sequel, McDonald has doubled down by taking to Twitter/X to share the news.

Happy Gilmore Is Now Considered One of Adam Sandler’s Best Movies

happy gilmore

Happy Gilmore

Release Date
February 16, 1996


Universal Pictures

He doesn’t play golf… he destroys it.

Released in 1996, Happy Gilmore follows Sandler as the title character. An unsuccessful ice hockey player with a red-hot temper, Happy discovers a newfound talent for golf, entering a tournament in order to save his grandmother’s house. While Happy Gilmore received mixed reviews from critics, the movie has since garnered a following and is now looked upon fondly by fans, as well as being considered one of Sandler’s best efforts.

Directed by Dennis Dugan, Happy Gilmore stars Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, and the late, great Carl Weathers, who played the ex-pro golfer and Happy’s mentor, Derick “Chubbs” Peterson, with aplomb.


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