Steve at the Movies: “Pain and Gain”

Pain & Gain is an upcoming action-comedy-crime film written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and directed by Michael Bay. The film is based on a 1999 series of Miami New Times articles surrounding the brutal kidnapping, extortion, torture, and murder of several victims by an organized group of criminals that included a number of bodybuilders. Two members of the “Sun Gym Gang,” Daniel Lugoand Adrian Doorbal, received death sentences in Florida and sit on Florida’s death row.

The film is scheduled for U.S. release on April 26, 2013, by Paramount Pictures.