Cross-dressing Role For Sandler

click image to enlarge
August 25, 2010 | 11:50am EST

Adam Sandler is set to play a woman in his next film – the actor has signed up to star as male/female twins in a new comedy.

The funnyman will take on two of the lead roles in Jack & Jill, playing a man whose twin sister visits for the Thanksgiving holiday and then refuses to leave.

Sandler will play both twins opposite Katie Holmes, as Jack’s wife, and Al Pacino as himself.

The movie is set to begin filming in October and will be directed by Dennis Dugan, who previously worked with Sandler on Happy Gilmore and Grown Ups, according to the Hollywood Reporter.