Director: Robert Brinkmann
An actor tries to scare off the new boyfriend of his buddy’s ex-girlfriend by reprising his role as a tough guy in a bad TV movie, but the new boyfriend turns out to be a brutal mobster.
Written by Sean Sellars and directed by Robert Brinkmann, the comic Cindy’s New Boyfriend was a finalist in award festivals. Cindy is the ex-girlfriend of Spencer, who persuades his friend Nick that he should use his acting talent to scare off Cindy’s new boyfriend. However, things go wrong when Cindy’s new boyfriend turns out to be a man not easily scared. Brinkmann is better known as a cinematographer, shooting such films as The Cable Guy.