Bedtime Stories (film) Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman, finds his life changed forever when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. The stories have settings ranging from the Old West and outer space to medieval times. When Skeeter tries to help his family by telling them one outlandish tale after another, featuring characters from real life, it is the kids’ unexpected contributions that turn all of their lives upside down. Directed by Adam Shankman. Released on December 25, 2008, after a December 24 release in Belgium, France, and Egypt. Stars Adam Sandler (Skeeter Bronson), Keri Russell (Jill), Russell Brand (Mickey), Teresa Palmer (Violet Nottingham), Richard Griffiths (Barry Nottingham), Lucy Lawless (Aspen), Courtney Cox (Wendy). Guy Pearce (Kendall), Jonathan Pryce (Marty Bronson), Aisha Tyler (Donna Hynde), Jonathan Morgan Heit (Patrick), Laura Ann Kesling (Bobbi). 99 min. Filmed in CinemaScope.