UNCLE MELVIN is a family / comedy feature film currently in development.
A boy and his new 'Manny' UNCLE MELVIN must work together to thwart the plans of a mismatched group of bumbling kidnappers.
Fatty Melvin is now working as a janitor in a toy store in New York at Christmas time when he accidentally knocks over a large expensive display causing him to lose his job. However a young loner boy (Phillip) who is there shopping with his mother (Lucy) finds Fatty very amusing. Fatty leaves the store only to get hit by the very wealthy Lucy's limousine on his way out and Lucy and Phillip offer him a ride home. On the way Phillip and Fatty develop a rapport and a week later, in desperation, Lucy offers Fatty a job as Phillip's 'manny'. Fatty soon discovers the real reason that Phillip's past nannies have quit as he becomes the focus of Phillip's pranks. Meanwhile Lucy has become the target of a disgruntled ex-business partner who plans to kidnap the boy in return for a ransom. Fatty and Phillip must now put aside their differences and work together using Phillip's pranks to outwit the kidnappers and protect Lucy at all costs.