“Knights of Badassdom” looks ridiculously fun; check out the trailer

As a complete geek, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for nerd comedies from Spaceballs to The Guild. With geekery becoming chic, it’s not surprising that we’d see quite a bit of funny movies and shows aimed at the subculture – and maybe poking a little bit of fun at it.

At Comic-Con last week, a trailer for a comedy horror film called Knights of Badassdom was screened, and it’s just been uploaded to the web for the rest of us folks who weren’t lucky enough to attend. Think LARPing (live action role playing, for the uninitiated) plus Hot Tub Time Machine with a smidge of Idle Hands. It’ll be released in Spring 2012, and stars Danny Pudi, Steve Zahn, Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, and Peter Dinklage, among others. What are you waiting for? Check it out!

Carrie Andersen

In addition to writing for Laughspin, Carrie is a graduate student in Austin, Texas, where she researches popular culture, new media, music, and social movements. When not reading or writing in any official capacity, she spends her time playing the drums, watching crappy TV, and eating copious amounts of tacos and barbecue. She also blogs sporadically at carrieandersen.com.

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