*Lee Tergesen (“Oz,” Wayne’s World), Reno Wilson (“Mike & Molly”), Laura-Leigh (“We’re the Millers”), Margaret Cho (Notorious C.H.O), Lauren Stamile (“Scandal,” “Burn Notice”) and Joyce Bulifant (Airplane!) headline the star-studded, hilarious spoof Tooken, seeking revenge on Digital HD and Video on Demand May 26. A satire based on the popular thriller Taken,the outrageous comedy will also steal some laughs on DVD July 7 from Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Featuring special appearances by real-life couple, Emmy® nominated actor Donnie Wahlberg (“Blue Bloods”) and hilarious talk show host Jenny McCarthy (“The View,” “Two and a Half Men”), along with celebrated musician Akon (American Heist), Ethan Suplee (“Raising Hope”), Michael Blackson (The Savages, Next Friday) and Lukas Haas (Inception), Tookentakes a satirical stab at Liam Neeson’s retired CIA character Bryan Millis (Tergesen) by making him a Prius-driving mall cop with a special set of skills. Stripped of his wife, dog and daughter’s virginity, Millis joins forces with his ex-CIA mother to fight his nemesis and save the day!
Inspired by the short film, Taken 3 – Back to Normal, make sure not to miss all the sidesplitting fun with the crazy comedy directed by John Asher (Somebody Marry Me), co-written by Asher and Cameron Van Hoy (Sharkproof) and produced by Elevative Entertainment.
In this spoof film on the Taken action-film franchise, Bryan Mills (Lee Tergesen) is an ex-CIA agent now working as a mall security guard. He keeps finding his things are being taken from him—his wife, his dog…his daughter’s virginity. With the help of his ex-CIA elderly mother, Bryan battles his nemesis BrownFinger (Margaret Cho) to free his family and a pound of dogs in danger of exploding.
• Behind The Scenes Featurette
• Cribs Spoof with Reno Wilson
• Deleted Scenes:
o Basement Breakout
Street Date: July 7, 2015
Pre-Book: May 26, 2015
UPC Number: 883476147772
Item Number: TO4777
Runtime: 80 minutes
Rating: R for crude sexual content, language, violence and drug use
Geovani Rocha | Bender/Helper Impact