'Pain & Gain': Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson's true story murder comedy angers survivors

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"This is a true story," says the joke-heavy trailer for Paramount's action comedy "Pain & Gain," whose cast list includes Rebel Wilson, Ken Jeong, and Rob Corddry. But the families of the Sun Gym Gang's real-life torture and murder victims aren't laughing. In the film directed by Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson portray body builders turned vigilante muscle men, who kidnap a bad guy and make off with his fortune. 

"Victor Kershaw is a criminal prick who deserves bad stuff to happen to him," says Wahlberg's character, Daniel Lugo, in the trailer. Kershaw is supposed to be the fictional version of Marc Schiller, a Miami businessman who was kidnapped tortured, and nearly murdered by the Sun Gym Gang. According to the Associated Press, Schiller was kept in a warehouse for a month and tortured with sleep deprivation, water boarding, lighters and a Taser until he signed millions
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