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Must Watch: Badass Trailer for LARP Comedy 'Knights of Badassdom'

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July 24, 2011
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Knights of Badassdom

"Thou has been recruited to fight at the epic battle!" One of our favorite Comic-Con panels yesterday was for an upcoming indie comedy called Knights of Badassdom about a group of LARPers (Live Action Role Players) who inadvertently summon a deadly succubus during the middle of a big fantasy battle and must fight her for real. The cast includes Ryan Kwanten, Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Steve Zahn, Community's Danny Pudi and Margarita Levieva. Even if you think LARPing is lame, I'm sure you'll think this looks awesome, it just looks funny as hell and entertaining as—well—hell, too. Enjoy!

Watch the first official trailer for Joe Lynch's Knights of Badassdom via YouTube:

Live-action role players conjure up a succubus from hell by mistake and must deal with the consequences.

Knights of Badassdom is directed by up-and-coming American indie filmmaker Joe Lynch (@TheJoeLynch on Twitter), who previously has only directed Wrong Turn 2: Dead End. The screenplay was written by first-time screenwriters Matt Wall & Kevin Dreyfuss. IndieVest Pictures developed the film, but as far as we know, it doesn't have an actual distributor or release date yet. For more information or to follow for updates, visit the official Facebook or Twitter. You can read our coverage of the Comic-Con panel here. Look good?

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  • christian
    looks great
  • Ttgegeg
    Wasn't sure at first but the Lightning Bolt joke at the end won me over
  • Anonymous
    Saw an interview with director Joe Lynch and Summer Glau and it says release date is Spring 2012. It's gonna be epic! Source :  Summer Glau Wiki
  • Sethamus
    Hey, you had me with Tyrion Lannister ;)  This will be some good old fashioned goofy fun.
  • http://twitter.com/sneakertri kwame adansi
    Abed? dude from game of thrones? jason from true blood, steve zahn,annoying dude rom always sunny ? am FUCKING SOLD !!!!!!
    • Anonymous
      you forgot Summer fuckin Glau
  • Anonymous
    This looks fantastic!
  • JennyB
    ...this looks like something you could subscribe to on YouTube...that btw. isn't a good thing.
  • Anonymous
    i am absolutely SOLD on this one - it looks hilarious!
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9emWB_rrMt0 Crapola
    Looks funny, but saw a lot of it there in that mini-film. Still going to watch it.
  • JL
    This looks pretty cool, especially on account of Steve Zahn and SUMMER GLAU, but it could benefit from Joe Lo Truglio.  He did that L.A.R.P. thing really well in Role Models.
  • Lamar
    Have to, have to, HAVE TO see this man. Danny Pudi in it only adds more epic win in this.
  • Richie
    That's a fantastic cast. Can't wait to see this
  • http://twitter.com/DigitalBlasphmy Martin Dahl
    I almost fell of my chair at the end when he is screaming lightning bolt. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_ekugPKqFw
  • Risk
    I'm in.
  • Anonymous
    Everything looked good up until the supernatural aspect of it kicked in... :/ Id still watch it, and it looks funny, but I think they should have just gone with just the LARP concept IMO.
  • casting couch
    'The Three Amigos' genre is alive and kicking.
  • Anonymous
    Definitely my favorite panel on Saturday... my husband, who was not very enthusiastic about sitting through a bunch of panels, was laughing so hard at this one. We can't wait to see the movie!
  • SavageHawk
    nothing you have presented in the article including the trailer tells me that this will be naught less than pure geek pleasure!  So I dare say this is targeted specifically for my mentality level.  SOLD!
  • Anonymous
    are the shrooms included ?
  • CookieMonster
    But still it could use some colour grading, come on!
  • Jasonmd2020
    I know people that actually DO THIS SHIT FOR REAL. Posting it to FB and tagging all their asses!!!
  • ShyBaldBuddhist
    HOLY SHIT IS THAT SUMMER GLAU? And the movie looks pretty good.
  • Flessica_13
    This looks funny as hell! So can't wait to watch this!
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1675778097 Jason Insertlaastnaamehere
    looks stupid to me
  • Someone
    Summer Glau's in this? It's gonna get cancelled so fast.

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