David Spade and Nat Faxon are set to duke it out in the Netflix/Happy Madison Productions comedy Who Do You Think Would Win? along with Undateable’s Bridgit Mendler, Liv And Maddie alum Joey Bragg, Matt Shively, and Jackie Sandler. Tyler Spindel is directing the film, which will shoot in Boston.
The pic centers around the buffoonery that ensues when a playful debate between two buddies about whose father would win in a fight is taken seriously by one of the dads. Allen Covert is producing with Barry Bernardi and Kevin Grady exec producing.
Spade, a frequent collaborator with Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison on films like Sandy
Wexler and The Do-Over, is repped by WME. Faxon (Ben And Kate, Married) is with CAA. Mendler, repped by Gersh, was recently cast as the lead in Fox comedy pilot Thin Ice. Bragg, who will co-star for upcoming drama-comedy Reach, is with Innovative and Mainstay Entertainment. Shively, of ABC’s The Real O’Neals, is repped by Gersh.
Spindel has worked with Happy Madison, as a second unit director, on films such as Grown Ups, That’s My Boy, and co-wrote and directed the upcoming comedy Deported. He’s repped by Paradigm.