There are few comedies that will hit theaters this year as strange and odd as “Frankie Go Boom.” And the first clip/teaser has arrived, in the wake of the film’s Comic-Con appearance, and it gives you a pretty good idea of just how far out there this one is.
Starring Chris O’Dowd, Charlie Hunnam, Lizzy Caplan, Ron Perlman and Chris Noth, the the story centers on two feuding brothers, Frank (Hunnam) and Bruce (O’Dowd), who are trying to mend their relationship, but when Bruce records his brother’s one-night stand with Lassie (Caplan), and posts it on the internet, that’s put to the test. We caught the film at SXSW and while we didn’t like through and through, and had issues with it, we said the picture has “a lot more heart than you might expect.” It also has Perlman in full on drag, playing Phil/Phyllis whose help Bruce needs to right the wrong he’s done. And their encounter, as you’ll see below, is…memorable.
The film goes VOD on September 10th before rolling out theatrically on October 12th. Check it out below.