The FP

(2012)

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park ('The FP') in the deadly arena of competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." After hometown hero BTRO is slain on the dance platform by thug leader L Dubba E, his protégé younger brother JTRO (Jason Trost) goes into isolation, vowing never to duel again. One year later, The FP is in ruins, and JTRO must find the courage to return and restore order in a ruthless battle for revenge that can only leave one man dancing.

‘The FP’ Blu-ray and DVD Debut June 19th

On June 19th, Image Entertainment invites you to join the stage with The FP, an hilariously insane comedy about a dreaded turf war... with dance! Mixing competitive dance video gaming and gang culture, the off-beat concept was a midnight movie sensation at film festivals around the world leading to its national theatrical release in over 20 markets. Created as a labor of love by a family of filmmakers, The FP is an utterly unique experience. From the producers of the billion dollar Paranormal Activity franchise and released under the prestigious Drafthouse Films label, The FP comes to Blu-ray for an SRP of $29.97 and DVD for an SRP of 27.97. Pre-book is May 22nd. The title will also be available via VOD and digital download. The FP Blu-ray and DVD also features a special edition collector's booklet with introductions by Rob Zombie (Halloween, House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects) and Brian Taylor & Mark Neveldine (Crank, Crank High Voltage).

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park ('The FP') in the deadly arena of competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." After hometown hero BTRO is slain on the dance platform by thug leader L Dubba E, his protégé younger brother JTRO (Jason Trost) goes into isolation, vowing never to duel again. One year later, The FP is in ruins, and JTRO must find the courage to return and restore order in a ruthless battle for revenge that can only leave one man dancing. Featuring narration by James Remar (The Warriors), The FP is a fury of fierce footwork, triumphant montages and neon street wear.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Trost Talks ‘The FP’

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park (The FP) in the deadly arena of competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." After hometown hero BTRO is slain on the dance platform by thug leader L Dubba E, his protégé younger brother JTRO (Jason Trost) goes into isolation, vowing never to duel again.

One year later, The FP is in ruins, and JTRO must find the courage to return and restore order in a ruthless battle for revenge that can only leave one man dancing. We recently caught up with co-writer, co-director, and star Jason Trost to chat about this cult-hit in the making.

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‘The FP’ Urban Dictionary

The FP opens in select cities this Friday, March 16 and is available in theaters anywhere across the country through Tugg.com, the collective action platform that allows individuals to choose what they want to see at their local theater.

Following in the tradition of William Shakespeare, The FP offers new words and phrases to enrich our cultural lexicon. For those wondering what exactly "bullshit ass shit" really means (and more), we proudly present The FP Urban Dictionary.

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‘The FP’ Character Posters

Drafthouse Films has released three character posters for The FP, which will be released in select theaters starting March 16. Jason Trost stars in and co-directs this comedy about two rival gangs fighting for control of Frazier Park by competing against each other in the dance video game Beat Beat Revolution. Take a look at one of these character posters, which features Jason Trost as JTRO.

The FP was released March 16th, 2012.

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Watch the First 10 Minutes of the Trost Brothers' ‘The FP’

From Brothers Jason Trost and Brandon Trost comes The FP, which is set to hit select theaters on March 16th. The film follows two rival gangs as they battle for control of the rural wasteland known as Frazier Park in the deadly arena of the competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." We have the first ten minutes of this Drafthouse Films release, which you can check out right now!

The FP was released March 16th, 2012.

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‘The FP’ Red Band Trailer

In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park (The FP) in the deadly arena of competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." After hometown hero BTRO is slain on the dance platform by thug leader L Dubba E, his protégé younger brother JTRO (Jason Trost) goes into isolation, vowing never to duel again. One year later, The FP is in ruins, and JTRO must find the courage to return and restore order in a ruthless battle for revenge that can only leave one man dancing. We have the red band trailer for The FP. Check out the craziness below.

The FP was released March 16th, 2012.

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Second ‘The FP’ Poster

Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the world-famous Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced The FP will open on March 16 in select cities and will have its red carpet premiere in Los Angeles on February 25. A ferocious nod to big-budget studio action fare and underdog sports dramas of the 1980s, The FP is a high-concept comedy set in a dystopian near future where a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park in the deadly arena of competitive dance video game "Beat-Beat Revelation." The new theatrical one-sheet can be seen below.

Directed by fourth generation filmmaker brothers and real-life Frazier Park, CA natives Jason Trost and Brandon Trost (Cinematographer, Crank High Voltage, Rob Zombie 's upcoming The Lords of Salem), The FP is a homegrown family production with Hollywood special effects expert father Ron Trost (Mortal Kombat) as co-producer/FX coordinator and accomplished costume designer sister Sarah Trost (2010 Project Runway: And Sew It Begins contestant) as the designer for more than 40 uniquely iconic character costumes. The film is also Executive Produced by Jason Blum and Steven Schneider of Paranormal Activity and Insidious fame. Following its world premiere at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival as part of Fantastic Fest's midnight selection, the film was celebrated as "loud, furious and recklessly funny" (Indiewire) and called a "rare, ready-made cult hit." (Moviefone).

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‘The FP’ Trailer

Opposing forces hold a video game dance battle for the pride of their hometown in this strange new comedy from the Trost Brothers.