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Netflix made a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler of all people

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The man behind comedy classics like Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore - plus a whole bunch of other movies - has just signed a four-picture deal with Netflix.

Sandler will star in and produce the four original, exclusive films through his company Happy Madison Productions, Netflix said in a press release.

Interestingly Netflix said Sandler's various films are consistently in the most-viewed films globally on the company's streaming service.

"When these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only. Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks," Sandler said in the press release, showing off his unique sense of humor.

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Netflix's "dabbling" in original content has been going deeper and deeper, and this is the streaming service's most Hollywood-like move yet.

They've done original films before, including documentaries and the also-recently-announced Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2.

And Netflix's original shows - including the award-winning Orange is the New Black and House of Cards - have proved that fresh content is the way to go.