New Teaser Shows 'Knights of Badassdom' Finally Coming in January
by Ethan Anderton
December 13, 2013
We've been following Joe Lynch's action fantasy comedy Knights of Badassdom for a couple years now, and audiences have been awaiting the film's release since it was teased at Comic-Con in 2011. Since then, there have been some problems behind the scenes regarding the final cut and completion of the film, but Entertainment One still picked up the film for distribution over the summer. We're not sure if the conflict between Lynch and the producers was worked out, but a new teaser for the film featuring Ryan Kwanten, Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Steve Zahn, Community's Danny Pudi as well as Margarita Levieva will hit theaters and arrives in limited theaters in January. It's about time! Let's roll.
Here's the teaser announcing the release of Joe Lynch's Knights of Badassdom, direct from eOne:
Knights of Badassdom 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 and follows 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 in the real world. Ryan Kwanten, Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Steve Zahn, Danny Pudi and Margarita Levieva star in the film which eOne will release in theaters via TUGG on January 21st, followed by a VOD release on February 11th. You can read our coverage of the Comic-Con panel here. Anyone still excited?
Looks really cheap.
Nielsen700 on Dec 13, 2013
Totally. I truly fear I could make a 'teaser' like this. And I am not very good at teasing...
Nash on Dec 13, 2013
First trailers looked fun, but am i wrong, did this just go "straight to video"? That's not good.
l.21 on Dec 13, 2013
Not quite - it's getting limited release in Jan, then on demand/video in Feb. Sadly, I'll probably have to wait until February.
VAharleywitch on Dec 13, 2013
Looks dumb, but really funny.
DAVIDPD on Dec 13, 2013
I"ll settle for this 85 minutes version, it"s better than a kick in the teeth, plus it will be great to see Summer Glau wielding that sword as Gwenn. (plus her outfit is really cool).
chrisdvanne on Dec 13, 2013
This poorly edited announcement video and the cheesy, cartoonesque effects don't do justice to the trailer we know. Please don't show this to anyone who isn't already familiar with the movie, it way undersells it.
chrisdvanne on Dec 13, 2013
Well, you know how good it's going to be if it comes out in January..
DavideCoppola on Dec 14, 2013
Finally. This has taken ages.
Carpola on Dec 15, 2013
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