Larry Hankin: “The Outlaw Emmett Deemus and the Porno Queen”

By on August 7, 2015

Our hero, the Outlaw Emmett Deemus, runs into some trouble when saving a Porno Queen from some badass bikers. In other words, it’s Don Quixote on a motorcycle.

“The Outlaw Emmett Deemus and the Porno Queen” was directed by Alex Ferrari (Broken, Red Princess Blues), and written by and starring Larry Hankin (“The Outlaw Emmett Deemus”) and Jill-Michele Meleán (as “Sophie”), who you may know from her appearances on FOX-TV’s “MAD-TV,” and Comedy Central’s “Reno 911,” as well as regular stand-up appearances at The Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store in Los Angeles.

Larry’s longtime pal Beans Morocco — who along with Larry was a member of the San Francisco-based improv group “The Committee” — also stars here as Emmett’s friend Dave. Morocco has appeared in a slew of memorable feature films including the cult classics Billy Jack (1971) and Eating Raoul (1982), and too many TV sitcoms to list them all.

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Porno Queen won the “Best Comedy Award” at the Melbourne Independent Film Festival 2008, and won the “Award of Merit” at the The Indie Film Festival, also 2008.

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About Larry Hankin

Larry Hankin is a writer, performer, director, producer and Oscar-nominee - and one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces in the world of character actors. A graduate of “Second City”, an original member of “The Committee”, Larry has gone on to play roles in such diverse projects as “Laverne and Shirley”; Charlie Butz in "Escape From Alcatraz": the convict Clint Eastwood left behind. He stole the raisins on "Seinfeld"; he was Mr. Heckles, The downstairs neighbor on "FRIENDS"; on "Breaking Bad", Larry was the junkyard owner who destroyed the "Meth" Winebego and supplied the huge electro-magnet this season.   Larry's been seen in over 120 other TV shows and movies along the way, including Michael Bey’s: "Pain & Gain" with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (“In the film, my character ultimately gets the crap beat out of him by Dwayne Johnson, and I consider it a milestone and an honor in my acting career”, Larry was quoted as saying). But comedic storytelling is where his heart lies: all along, Larry's also been writing short, satiric fables which he‘s been turning into film shorts (30, at present), then directing and starring in them as “Emmett Deemus”, an old, street savvy homeless poet. In Larry’s first film short: “Solly’s Diner,” he introduced his younger, comedic street character, “Sometimes Jones” to audiences here and abroad and was nominated for an Academy Award.   Larry's written and starred over 30 of his own shorts – including Larry's second incarnation of his Sometimes Jones character: Emmett Deemus: basically Don Quixote on a motorcycle: a heroicly inclined, odd elderly biker on a battered old motorcycle with a sidecar: ”The Outlaw Emmett Deemus”. At present, Larry's writing a feature and TV series for Emmett. -xxx-