Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Corbin Bernsen's Fun Family Film '3 Day Test' Launches on DVD November 6

Holiday Film Entertains, Encourages and Exhorts

From actor and filmmaker Corbin Bernsen comes a comedy for the whole family—3 DAY TEST, where a frustrated father attempts to reconnect with his wife and kids by disconnecting them from the world. Distributed by EchoLight Studios, the 3 DAY TEST DVD is available in stores Nov. 6.

Corbin Bernsen is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actor known for such shows as USA Network’s Psyche and L.A. Law and the popular MAJOR LEAGUE films. Bernsen now makes his mark behind the camera as well, writing, producing and directing.

DVD Launch Nov. 6, 2012

A fun film for the whole family that entertains and encourages

In 3 DAY TEST, Martin Taylor has totally lost touch with his family. He has no clue who his teenage daughter’s friends are, why his son only communicates with an electronic sign outside his bedroom door, or why his youngest child only watches faith TV. Convinced the family needs to reconnect, Martin surprises the wife and kids with a little experiment—he locks them in their own home for three days with no power, no heat, no running water and absolutely no contact with the world outside! The sudden holiday “staycation” isn’t what the Taylors had in mind for the weekend, but they’ll have to team up to prove they can survive Dad’s wacky mission. With a heartfelt message and some persistence, one little member of the family helps put their priorities back in the pews, because they’ll need all the faith they have to get through this!

Corbin Bernsen Carves a New Film Industry Niche—As with his most recent film, 3 DAY TEST, Corbin Bernsen partners with local communities, often eager to have their cities featured, to raise production budgets and provide shooting locations. 3 DAY TEST marked a return to Akron, Ohio, as Bernsen previously filmed 25 HILL there, centered on the All-American Soap Box Derby, which is based in that community.

Casting Connections—Corbin Bernsen wrote the 3 DAY TEST almost 20 years ago as a vehicle for himself. Now, as production neared, he looked for a younger actor to play harried dad, Martin Taylor. He found a winner with George Newbern, well known as the son-in-law to be in FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Kevin Crowley, who plays Newbern’s character’s survivalist brother, is Newbern’s longtime friend and performed with Bernsen in the hit comedy MAJOR LEAGUE. Taylor Spreitler, who plays Newbern’s teenage daughter, in Bernsen’s words, will be “a force to reckon with” in the industry.

About EchoLight Studios
EchoLight Studios is the first vertically integrated Christian movie studio to offer production financing, marketing and distribution across all releasing platforms. Based in Dallas, EchoLight produces and distributes high-quality faith and family-friendly entertainment through a full film distribution platform servicing theatrical, home video, digital/VOD and broadcast in both U.S. domestic and international markets.

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