Jon Hamm can do drama. Jon Hamm can do comedy. Jon Hamm can do sexy as hell with one hand tied behind his back. But can Jon Hamm do mystery/thriller?
In “Stolen,” Hamm is Tom, a father whose son has been missing for eight years. In his quest to find his boy, he discovers the buried remains of another boy who died — presumably murdered—around 50 years ago. Out of what either starts as curiosity or a need for a distraction, Tom becomes increasingly obsessed with solving the mystery of the newly discovered, but long dead, boy.
“Stolen” flashes back and forth in time, allowing glimpses of what happened to the boy 50 years ago, where Josh Lucas plays his father. James Van Der Beek is also there, for one reason or another. But really, who cares? Will Jon Hamm forego the search for his own son in favor of solving a decades-old mystery? And most importantly, will he still look sexy while doing so?!
“Stolen,” which formerly was known as “Stolen Lives,” has played at a few film festivals. It will be available on video-on-demand March 3, before moving on to theatrical openings in New York on March 12 and Los Angeles on March 19.
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