Genre: COMEDY / CRIME
Release Dates: APRIL 22, 2005
Big Man. Big Plan. Big Mistake.
Production Company: Alter Ego Entertainment / Catch 23 Entertainment
Anthony Anderson stars as Malcolm King, a wealthy and arrogant businessman whose ex-wife to be has plans to take him for everything he’s worth in their divorce settlement. Determined to avoid losing his fortune to her, Malcolm plans his own kidnapping with the help of his dim-witted mistress and her ex-con brother. Unfortunately for Malcolm, he is not the only one with a kidnapping plot. King’s Ransom is directed by Jeff Byrd.
Anderson will also soon be seen in Hustle & Flow, with Terrance Dashon Howard, Ludacris and Isaac Hayes.
Crew: Jeff Byrd (director); Wayne Conley (writer); Jeremy Barber, Mike Drake Matt Moore and Luke Ryan (executive producers); Jeffrey W. Byrd and Darryl Taja (producer)
Cast: Anthony Anderson as Malcolm, Leila Arcieri, Glenn Bang as Peking palace employee, Jennifer Byrd as Intern #1, Larry Day, Loretta Devine, Brooke D’Orsay, Ilona Elkin as Rachel, Donald Faison, Dean Patrick Fleming, Regina Hall, Ingrid Hart as Sheila, Jonathan Krespil as Valet Guy, David Michie as Cook in Hamburger, Jay Mohr, Charles Q. Murphy, Nicole Ari Parker, Kellita Smith, Martin Thibaudeau as Agent Handsome and Randy Thomas
Studio: New Line Cinema