Exclusive: Michael Peña Talks Getting Back at the Big Guys in ‘Tower Heist’ Blu-ray Clip

Last year’s big ensemble comedy Tower Heist releases on Blu-ray and DVD later this month, offering a slew of special features. A clip below from the Blu-ray features deck gives us a taste of what comes along with the purchase. Tower Heist star Michael Peña talks his “not-too-bright” character in the film, his personal relationship to the story of the failing economy and how real events affected his family. Peña calls Tower Heist a real “David and Goliath” story in the below clip, and cites the journey as the working man as something you get really invested in.

Tower Heist released on Blu-ray/DVD on February 21. The film also stars Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Téa Leoni, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Gabourey Sidibe and Casey Affleck.

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Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.

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