No joke: Nazi werewolves must pay in trailer for “FDR: American Badass!”

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This one has cult classic written all over it: capitalizing on the popularity of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, a new entry in the history/horror mash-up genre now exists, and it's a doozy. Ponder this synopsis of FDR: American Badass!:

"The story of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the thirty-second President of the United States, a foul-mouthed, hardcore badass in a customized wheelchair of death, single-handedly battling Mussolini, Hirohito, and Hitler in their diabolical plan for global domination using polio-infected werewolves as weapons."

Sounds a lot more exciting than signing the Social Security Act into law.

FDR, as played by Barry Bostwick (this ain't no Spin City), is indeed a very profane POTUS in this counterfactual tale (as you can hear in the trailer). And that souped-up wheelchair does look pretty badass.

Written by Ross Patterson, and directed by Garrett Brawith (the team that brought you the immortal Poolboy: Drowing out the Fury starring Danny Trejo and Kevin Sorbo), the film also features Lin Shaye as Eleanor Roosevelt, Ray Wise as General Douglas "Dougie Mac" MacArthur, that fallen-from-grace Hercules, Sorbo, as Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis can breathe easy), and even Tom Cruise's cousin, William Mapother, as FDR's doctor. 

There's currently no release date for the film, but I think we can all agree that this is destined to become the Citizen Kane of President-vs.-Nazi-werewolf movies. Any flick that contains the line, "Shut the fuck up, Einstein!," and FDR saying "shit goblins" is bound to have an audience.