A "world-class screw-up" private eye (Paul le Mat) finds his world and his attention changed when he is reunited with his estranged 11-year old son (Wil Wheaton). At the film's beginning, Le Mat is a down-on-his-luck gambler with the mob on his heals. When his son, whom he abandoned 10 years earlier, is suddenly thrust upon him, he struggles to right his life. What follows is an absurd caper flick.
Rome's five acres of outdoor "period" sets comprise the largest standing set in the world, to date. The series used 250 chain mail tunics (each weighing 36 pounds) - as well as 40 leather cuirasses for legionary officers. The series' armor, helmets, and other metal costume elements were handcrafted by metal designer Luca Giampaoli. He handmade all metal costume elements for the principal actors, although "mass-produced" items (such a legionary armor) was replicated by meta ...[Read Story ]