‘Henchmen’ turns the spotlight on low-level supervillians

Henchmen

Henchmen

Over the past few years we’ve been inundated with big blockbuster superhero movies, in which they fight equally big, blockbuster villains. But what about the ones that don’t make it all the way up the supervillain food-chain? What about the folks destined to languish in the villainous equivalent of middle management?

Well we have some good news: they’re getting their own movie. Called Henchmen the film follows the adventures of Hank, the kind of henchman who’s death you probably wouldn’t blink at if you saw it on the big screen:

Hank is a lowly class three henchmen in the Union of Evil. It’s not how he pictured his career, but as he says, “you just play the cards you’re dealt.” When Hank is forced to train an excitable young dreamer, he offers the same trite poker metaphor. Instead, the boy steals an amazing super suit, changing everything.

Hank enlists a woman from his past, Jolene, to help extricate the Kid from suit. Soon, the Kid has fled, and worse, Jolene has been kidnapped. Worst of all, Hank has realized he is in love. Now Hank must break his “risk nothing” code, to save the boy he’s befriended, the woman he loves, and the entire free world!

As part of the promotional material for the film, its makers have released an animated short showing what happens when a janitor in a supervillain museum gets accidentally gets his hands on a very special suit.

HENCHMEN TEASER 2014 from Bron Studios Inc. on Vimeo.

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