Sandler to don drag for new film

The actor has signed up for a double role in Jack and Jill, a romantic comedy about twins, portraying both the male and female title characters.

The movie is set to begin filming early next year (10) and is scheduled for release in 2011, reports trade paper Daily Variety.

Sandler isn’t the only Hollywood star to put on a dress and make-up to portray the fairer sex – Robin Williams and Jude Law have both played women in the past, and Ryan Reynolds is also preparing to disguise himself as a female for an upcoming comedy.