The Ross Patterson fantasy comedy FDR: American Badass, has been nabbed by Screen Media Films for distribution, the company announced today. Screen Media Films chief Suzanne Blech announced that the film, starring Barry Bostwick, Kevin Sorbo, and William Mapother, will be available in on home video and VOD this September.
“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 film making team has again delivered a timely and over the top horror/comedy in FDR: American Badass and we expect to have great success together.”
FDR: American Badass is a slapstick comedy that has the 32nd President of the United States riding what’s described as a ‘wheelchair of death’ to stop the world from werewolves who carry the polio virus, including werewolf versions of Hitler, Mussolini, and Emperor Hirohito. FDR: American Badass was directed by Garrett Brawith and written by Ross Patterson, and stars Barry Bostwick, Lin Shaye, Kevin Sorbo, William Mapother and Paul-Ben Victor.
Screen Media also announced that Barry Bostwick and Kevin Sorbo, along with producers Ross Patterson and Tristen Drew, will be representing the film at Comic-Con International at San Diego, where FDR: American Badass will screen with the the filmmakers’ previous films, Poolboy: Drowning Out The Fury, on consecutive nights.
Below is a red band trailer for FDR: American Badass.