The Tony Hornus feature film, “MBF: Man’s Best Friend,” premieres September 14, at the NCG Cinemas, Owosso, MI.
In this contemporary family drama, “(MBF) Man’s Best Friend,” a production of award-winning Lansing (Mich.) based production company Collective Development Incorporated (CDI), we follow Marine Corps dog handler, Sgt. Paul Landings (Mr. Perry), from the killing fields of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to his struggles on the home front as a wounded warrior battling traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), trying to ‘fit in’ and find a semblance of peace in his life with his dogs.
Written by DJ Perry, and directed by Tony Hornus, “(MBF) Man’s Best Friend” stars Don Most (best known for his iconic role as ‘Ralph Malph’ in the TV sitcom ‘Happy Days’) as defense attorney ‘Ian Tapper’, Curran Jacobs as defense attorney ‘Quincy Rowan’, Tim Abell as ‘Robert Landings’, Melissa Anschutz as assistant prosecutor ‘Lisa Bixby’, Garry Nation as Prosecutor Ed Hammins, Shane Hagedorn as ‘Deputy Duane Palmer’, Jim Greulich as ‘Sheriff Hal Rogers’, Greg Mason as ‘Jim’, Lauren LaStrada as ‘Judge Judith Mays’, Kimberly Harsch as ‘Nancy Hammins’, Christine Marie as ‘Dr. Keller’, David Gries as ‘Fire Chief Thomas’, Donovan Rogers as ‘Josh’, Maris Fett as ‘Rachel’, Erica Overholt as ‘Gail’, Sammy Publes as ‘Corrections Officer Armando Reyes’, Austin ‘Two Feathers’ as ‘Buddy’, David Dyer as ‘Coach Stolz’, Robert Bradley as ‘Tom Stone’, John DeMarco as ‘Bob Ayiello’, and former Army sergeant and wounded warrior Bobby Henline as ‘Gunnery Sgt. Harold Reeves.
Lots of stars and cast/crew are expected to be in attendance.
The 7 p.m. showing of ‘Man’s Best Friend’ is SOLD OUT!!
In less than 24 hours.
But no worries!! Get your tickets for the 9:40 p.m. screening.
Same ‘World Premiere Film Event’ experience!
Meet the stars (including Don Most (‘Ralph Malph’ of ‘Happy Days’ fame), photos ops on the red carpet, wonderful film and public ‘Afterglow’ (9:30-12:30) at Roma’s Back Door, across from NCG-Owosso.
This film is rated PG-13.
A great opportunity for area middle and high school students, as well as sports teams, to come to this cautionary tale as a group. Bad decisions have consequences. And many times, unintended consequences. Like those that befell the small town high school football star.
This charitable event supports The Red, White and Blue Project and the Shiawassee Humane Society.
Filmed entirely in Corunna and Owosso (Mich).
Please join us!