Lazer Staff is a 2015 American science fiction action comedy film directed, developed, and co-published by Matt Hullum. The initial attribute film developed by Rooster Teeth, it stars Burnie Burns, Gavin Free of charge, Michael Jones, Colton Dunn, Allie DeBerry, and Alan Ritchson. The film follows the Lazer Staff, a group of 4 who find on their own liable for the destiny of the planet on exploring an alien crash web-site that contains a struggle accommodate.
Lazer Staff is developed by Hullum, Burns, and Doreen Copeland. Burns and Hullum also co-wrote the script, alongside Rooster Teeth personnel Chris Demarais and Josh Flanagan. Funding for the film was largely lifted by means of a thriving Indiegogo campaign, raising in excess of $two.4 million in a thirty day period. Filming commenced in October 2014, with principal photography having area in Austin and New Mexico. Lazer Staff premiered at Excellent Fest on September 24, 2015, and was launched theatrically on January 27, 2016. As of February ten, 2016, the film is also out there on YouTube Crimson.
In 1977, the government has secretly decoded a transmission, despatched by the alien Antareans, which states that a fatal race identified as the Worg are coming to demolish Earth. To assistance protect Earth, the Antareans have despatched a potent struggle accommodate for the “Champion of Earth” to put on. The government begins schooling Adam (Alan Ritchson) from start to be the Champion, naming the endeavor Job Perseus right after the Greek mythological determine who fought using presents from the gods.
38 many years afterwards, Officer Hagan (Burnie Burns) is called to a get together the place Zach (Michael Jones) is triggering difficulty and the place he operates into his daughter and Zach’s girlfriend, Mindy (Allie DeBerry). Just after tasing Zach, Hagan drives him absent, only to find Woody (Gavin Free of charge) and Herman (Colton Dunn) shooting unauthorized fireworks. Herman defiantly launches a substantial rocket. The firework strikes the incoming UFO and leads to it to crash close by.
The UFO opens to expose the struggle accommodate, and the 4 adult men each individual choose a piece of it. The accommodate activates when all 4 parts are worn, and each individual piece will become irreversibly hooked up and genetically locked to its wearer. Zach discovers that his arm-cannon can shoot power projectiles, Hagan’s gauntlet can build an power area, Woody’s helmet will increase his intelligence in excess of time and has a host of other capabilities, and Herman’s boots can make him operate at superhuman speeds (taxing Herman as if he have been undertaking all the managing himself, and often triggering him to vomit from exhaustion). The UFO shows a holographic recording by an Antarean, stating that “confict is coming.” The armed service shows up and apprehends the group. Indignant that their preparations have been jeopardized and that Zach has posted a selfie with the accommodate (contacting the 4 “Lazer Team”), Colonel Emory (Steve Shearer) presents Adam orders to educate them in only 4 days, right after which time the Worg are scheduled to arrive. As expected, the schooling goes horribly. Meanwhile, a group of troopers is possessed by small robotic bugs despatched by the Worg, and begins to hunt down Lazer Staff with state-of-the-art handheld weapons. They show up at Hagan’s house and possess Mindy.