(New York, New York--September 21, 2012) Greetings from Tromaville! Troma Entertainment is proud to announce that their 1986 cult classic Class of Nuke 'Em High
will screen at 92Y Tribeca on September 22 at 7pm. Two minutes of exclusive footage from the recently completed Return to Class of Nuke 'Em High, a revisiting of Class of Nuke 'Em High
, will also premiere at the screening. The films' director, President of Troma and creator of The Toxic Avenger
Lloyd Kaufman will be in attendance for a Q&A, along with actor Robert Prichard from the original Class of Nuke 'Em High
, and cast members from the new movie.
Produced in association with STARZ Media, Return to Class of Nuke 'Em High is a satirical sci-fi comedy concerning idealistic students, overcoming bullying, and love triumphing over prejudice. The themes are in the same vein as other classics such as The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
, seen through the unique vision of the Troma Team. Welcome to Tromaville High School where, unfortunately, the glee club has mutated into hideous Cretins. Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lovers/bloggers, must fight not only mutants and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs Conglomerate. Will they save Tromaville High School and the world? Starring Asta Paredes, Catherine Corcoran, Clay von Carlowitz, Vito Trigo, Babette Bombshell, Mike Baez, Tara Miller, Mark Quinnette, Stefan Dezil, Gabriela Fuhr, Brenda Rickert and Adam P. Murphy.
Established in 1974 by Yale friends Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz, Troma Entertainment is one of the longest-running independent movie studios in United States history, and one of the best-known names in the industry. World famous for movie classics like Kaufman's The Toxic Avenger, Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, Class of Nuke'em High, Mother's Day
and Tromeo and Juliet,
Troma's seminal films are now being remade as big budget mainstream productions by the likes of Brett Ratner, Richard Saperstein, Akiva Goldsman, and Steven Pink. Among today's luminaries whose early work can be found in Troma's 800+ film library are Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Jenna Fischer, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Costner, Fergie, Vincent D'Onofrio, Samuel L. Jackson, James Gunn and Eli Roth. Visit Troma at http://www.troma.com, http://www.lloydkaufman.com, http://www.twitter.com/lloydkaufman,