FDR: AMERICAN BADASS to Screen at Comic-Con; Set for Sep 2012 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 and 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 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."
"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 stop 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, 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.
The deal was negotiated by Seth Needle from Screen Media with Jim Kehoe on behalf of the producers.
Screen Media acquires the rights to high quality, independent feature films for the US and Canada. Screen Media's theatrical releases include "La Mission," starring Benjamin Bratt; "The City of Your Final Destination," starring Anthony Hopkins and Laura Linney; "Lymelife," starring Alec Baldwin, Emma Roberts and Cynthia Nixon and "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee" starring Robin Wright and Keanu Reeves. Since 2001, Screen Media Films has released more than 250 titles including "Noel," starring Penelope Cruz and Susan Sarandon; "Sherrybaby," starring Maggie Gyllenhaal; Kevin Bacon's directorial debut, "Loverboy;" and Emmy nominated "Dog Whisperer" with Cesar Millan.
For more information, visit www.screenmediafilms.net.