Adam Sandler Film in Race Row After Native American Extras Quit

April 24, 2015 8:44 AM

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Adam Sandler Film in Race Row After Native American Extras Quit

A group of Native American extras are believed to have quit actor Adam Sandler's work-in-progress Netflix film The Ridiculous Six, accusing the script of 'insulting' and 'misrepresenting' Apache women and culture.

Indian Country Today Media Network reports that the extras were mostly from the Navajo Nation and objected to gags such as inappropriately placed feathers and 'offensive' names of female characters. The Ridiculous Six is believed to be a spoof of 1960 Western The Magnificent Seven, and co-stars Sand...

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