We’ve just received word that FDR: American Badass. which is in the spirit of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, has been picked up by Screen Media Films and will have its first screening at the San Diego Comic-Con. Read on for details.
From the Press Release
A new film by Ross Patterson, “FDR: American Badass,” has been acquired by Screen Media Films. Screen president Suzanne Blech announced that the film, starring Barry Bostwick, Kevin Sorbo, and William Mapother, will be available in the marketplace and on VOD in September 2012.
“We are very happy to have to opportunity to work with the Street Justice Films team of Tristan Drew, J.P. McMahon, and Ross Patterson again,” said Blech of the acquisition. “This talented filmmaking team has again delivered a timely and over-the-top horror/comedy in FDR: American Badass, and we expect to have great success together.”
“Thanks to Screen Media, history classes all over the nation will finally have a film that shows what FDR really did for this country. You’re welcome America,” says Patterson.
“FDR: American Badass” is a slapstick comedy that has the 32nd President of the United States riding a ‘wheelchair of death’ to save the world from werewolves who carry the polio virus, including werewolf versions of Hitler, Mussolini, and Emperor Hirohito. The film, directed by Garrett Brawith and written by Ross Patterson, stars Barry Bostwick, Lin Shaye, Kevin Sorbo, William Mapother, and Paul-Ben Victor.
Also, actors Barry Bostwick and Kevin Sorbo, along with producers Ross Patterson and Tristen Drew, will be representing the film at Comic-Con, where FDR: AMERICAN BADASS will screen with the previous hit from the filmmakers, POOLBOY: DROWNING OUT THE FURY, on consecutive nights.
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