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If you read our interview earlier today and were dying to find out more about Knights of Badassdom, you’re in luck: The first trailer for the fantasy comedy-adventure has been released in the wake of this afternoon’s panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Behold Peter Dinklage, Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Summer Glau and a cast of hundreds of LARPers (including Community‘s Danny Pudi) gear up for the epic, but fake, Battle of Evermore and … accidentally summon a real succubus from hell. If the cast didn’t sell you on Knights of Badassdom, this fun trailer certainly will.
In this comedic fantasy adventure, Joe (Ryan Kwanten) is a heavy metal rocker who’s just gone through a painful breakup with his girlfriend, Beth (Margarita Levieva). His concerned roommates (Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage) kidnap him to their LARP (Live Action Role Playing) gathering, where he enters a realm of fantasy escapism in which pretend knights, elves, and barbarians clash with foam weaponry on a mock battlefield. When Joe’s “sorcerer” roommate (Zahn) inadvertently summons a deadly succubus that takes Beth’s seductive form, bloody reality crashes down upon their fantasy world. Once LARPers start to turn up dead, the make-believe wizards and warriors must join forces with other adventurers (Summer Glau, Danny Pudi) to become the real life heroes they have been pretending to be and conquer the unleashed evil.