'Teenage Badass': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the comedy releasing on Vod
When the dream of a young drummer is close to being a reality, things seem to fall apart even with a famous producer around
The upcoming movie titled 'Teenage Badass' is a coming-of-age comedy that has an indie rock band called Stylo and the Murder Dogs set in the year 2006. When the dream of a young drummer is close to being a reality, things seem to fall apart even with a famous producer around. The film was originally set to release on March 16, 2020, but was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It's now going to be available on Vod this month. Here is what we know about the film's upcoming release.
'Teenage Badass' releases on September 18, 2020.
The trailer's synopsis reads: "Teenage Badass tells the story of the rise of a fictional indie rock band named Stylo and the Murder Dogs. Set in 2006, we follow Brad (Mcabe Gregg), a teenage drummer who dreams of making it big in a rock band. Brad and his single-mother Rae (Julie Ann Emery) struggle to get by as Brad refuses to give up. On a fluke, Brad joins a new band fronted by singer/songwriter Kirk Stylo. They land a shot to play on a local news show. With the town buzzing from their performance, Brad's dreams inch closer when they're asked to record with Jordan (Kevin Corrigan), a legendary local producer. Just as everything seems to be falling into place, a series of chaotic events threaten everything."
Julie Ann Emery as Rae Jaffe
Emery is known for her role as Betsey Kettleman fro 'Better Call Saul' (2015), Ida Thurman from 'Fargo' (2014), Lara Featherstone from 'Preacher' (2017-2019) and Marion Scheisskopf from 'Catch-22' (2019). Her most recent roles include 'We Hate Kids' (2019), '3 Days with Dad' (2019), 'Bosch' (2020) and 'Walkaway Joe' (2020). In 2012, the actress was nominated for Best Actress (Comedy) for 'Then We Got Help!' (2009-2011) where she played the role of Emily.
Kevin Corrigan as Jordan
Corrigan is known for his roles as Marvin from 'True Romance' (1993), Budlofsky from 'Pineapple Express' (2008), Cousin Sean from 'The Departed' (2006) and Inspector Werner from 'Unstoppable' (2010). His recent roles include 'Godfather of Harlem' (2019), 'Ray Donovan' (2019-2020), 'Lost Girls' (2020) and 'The King of Staten Island' (2020). He has a movie tited 'The Man in the Woods' (2020) completed, with another release titled 'Kingfish' in post-production. In 2012, Corrigan along with his castmates shared the BSFC Award for Best Ensemble Cast for 'Seven Psychopaths' (2012) where he played the role of Dennis. In 2018, the actor also won the Jury Prize for Best Actor in Comedy for 'The Holdouts' (2017) where he played the role of Kevin.
Other members of the cast include Mcabe Gregg from 'Enlisted' as Brad, James Paxton as Shan, Madelyn Deutch from 'The Year of Spectacular Men' as Candice White, Nikki Howard as Sue Newscaster, Elsie Hewitt from 'Dave' as Melanie, Kane Ritchotte as Ritner, Dillon Lane from 'Countdown' as Albert Fisk, Karsen Liotta as Tiffany and many more.
The movie is directed by Grant McCord with Matthew Dho and Grant McCord serving as writers. Chuckie Duff is the executive producer.
The trailer is a typical 2000 coming-of-age film with cringy punchlines and a perfect movie for a night in. The movie of course revolves around music and the characters seem to be the absolute center of attention and the music is pretty catchy too. Not to mention, their band name is to die for.
Where to watch
Catch 'Teenage Badass' on September 18, 2020, on Vod.
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