WARNING: Watch the above trailer at your own risk.
It never ceases to amaze me how many different kinds of people there are in the world. For instance, there are people who think this movie looks good.
This past weekend saw the premiere of a movie starring the band voted the “worst band of any musical genre” (September 2003, Blender magazine). It’s Detroit’s own Insane Clown Posse.
Here’s the scary part: It’s NOT their first film. Never underestimate the buying power of a crazy dedicated subculture:
“Big Money Rustlas,” advertised in the trailer as “a Paul Andresen film” (the man who also directed the ICP doc “A Family Underground”), features an old Western town setting that just happens to have several of the main players in the story wearing clown makeup!
It also stars Insane Clown Posse’s Joseph “Violent J” Bruce and Joseph “Shaggy 2 Dope” Utsler, and features appearances by DJ Clay, Boondox, 2 Tuff Tony, Corporal Robinson, Anybody Killa, Axe Murder Boyz and other Psychopathic Records-associated personas.
In addition, it also stars such “personalities” Vanilla Ice, Jimmy Hart, Todd Bridges, Jimmie Walker, Jason Mewes, and hosts just about every bad-action-movie cliche known to man (at least the trailer does).
What’s really strange is that the movie is billed as the “prequel to 2000′s 70s-set ‘Big Money Hustlas’” on Wikipedia.
According to the Detroit News, Saturday’s premiere was the only scheduled screening of “Big Money Rustlas,” as ICP and its label are still shopping for a distribution deal for the film. Really?