An eccentric teen attending a fantasy writer’s convention must prove to everyone that an established novelist stole his book.
Production Year: 2009
May 13, 2015 07:30 (KSA) ~ May 13, 2015 06:30 (CLT)
From the director of (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre) comes the story of Benjamin (Michael Angarano) an awkward home schooled teenager, and aspiring Sci-Fi writer living with his mother. Benjamin is over the moon as he is attending his dream camp; a Fantasy writing Camp, led by an established novelist and Benjamin’s Hero, writer Ronald Chevalier (Jemaine Clement). However the pompous writer and worshiped hero, is struggling with a major writer’s block and is out of idea. So when Benjamin, comes to him with his novel, a Sci-Fi adventure called “Yeast Lords” hoping to get some guidance, Dr. Ronald, steals to novel instead and uses it as base of his next book. Now Benjamin must prove to everyone that this is in fact his won novel, that Ronald stole from him. He is so desperate, to help his mother establish her small business, and also impress his friend Lonnie.
Follow Benjamin, on the adventure of a lifetime in a fantasy laden world filled with eclectic colorful characters and hilariously over the top situation, a sure crowed pleaser for the whole family to savor.
- Michael Angarano as Benjamin Purvis
- Jemaine Clement as Dr. Ronald Chevalier
- Jennifer Coolidge as Judith Purvis
- Halley Feiffer as Tabatha Jenkins
- Héctor Jiménez as Lonnie Donaho
- Josh Pais as Todd Keefe
- Mike White as Dusty
- Sam Rockwell as Bronco/Brutus
- Suzanne May as Vanaya/Venonka
- Edgar Oliver as Duncan/Lord Daysius
Directed by: Jared Hess