Double Play

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Double Play ★★½ Prisoner of Zen-da, Inc 1996 (PG)

Updated version of “The Prince and the Pauper” finds teenaged computer genius Rudy (Jackson) inheriting his dad's successful computer company. But his evil Uncle Mike (Shatner), who's not the boy's guardian, wants the company for himself and hires some thugs to kidnap the kid and force him to sign over control of the business. But Rudy just happens to have a double—a high school baseball star who's in town for the championship game—and confusion rules when he takes his place. Jackson's brother, Richard Lee Jackson, plays his cousin in the movie. 101m/C VHS, DVD . Jonathan Jackson, William Shatner, Richard Lee Jackson, Jay Brazeau; D: Stefan Scaini; W: Richard Clark; C: Maris Jansons; M: John Welsman.

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