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.Read More
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).Read More
Having premiered at SXSW to much acclaim is the weird new comedy The FP, from directing brothers Brandon Trost and Jason Trost. This strange ode to the apocalyptic thrillers of yesteryear finds two Beat-Beat Revelation video game champions battling it out for the pride of their hometown, Frazier Park. Click on the clip below to experience the strangeness.
Accompanied by his brother JTRO, Beat-Beat Revelation champion BTRO must compete for the pride of their hometown, Frazier Park (The FP). His opponent: ruthless fighter and trash talker, L Dubba E. L Dub not only defeats BTRO, he sends him to an early grave. L Dub's instant climb to power has forced The FP to fall into disarray. Crazed with anger, JTRO vows revenge. After a crash course in the ancient techniques of Beat-Beat from master BLT, JTRO challenges L Dubba E. Their battle to the finish, born of lust, power and revenge, will leave only one man standing.Read More