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Akiva Goldsman
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Brett Ratner
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David Faustino
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Troma Entertainment

Knowledge Identifier: $Troma_Entertainment


Troma Entertainment

American independent film production and distribution company founded by Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz in 1974 add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1974.

Countries: United States (67%), (33%)

Main connections: DVD, Film, YouTube

Linked to: YouTube, Troma Entertainment, inc., Privately held company




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"'Troma Entertainment"' is an American independent film production and distribution company founded by Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz in 1974 add something


Additionally, Tromadance adjusted its annual schedule to take place in April 1974 rather than in January 1974 as in previous years add something


Another 1980s Troma classic, "Mother's Day" will receive a remake and will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and produced by Brett Ratner add something


B movie - One of the most successful 1980s B studios was a survivor from the heyday of the exploitation era, Troma Pictures, founded in 1974


In 1985, Troma had a hit with the violent dark comedy superhero film "The Toxic Avenger" add something


From 1995 to 2000, Troma had a period of great creativity and produced some of their greatest work add something


Released in 1998, "All I Need to Know about Filmmaking I Learned from the Toxic Avenger" is an autobiography of sorts co-written with James Gunn add something


"Tales from the Crapper" was released on DVD in September 2004 add something


In 2006 a novelization of "The Toxic Avenger" was released add something


"The Toxic Avenger" was turned into a musical which debuted at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey and opened in New York in the fall of 2008 add something


In parallel, Troma acts as adviser to aspiring filmmakers with Kaufman teaching classes, contributing cameos and often releasing the finished films on DVD. 2009 marked the last time Tromadance was held in Utah; the festival was subsequently relocated to Asbury Park, New Jersey add something


During the winter of 2010/2011, Troma produced a feature-length film "Father's Day", which Kaufman calls "a response film to Mother's Day" add something


On April 7, 2010, Kaufman confirmed that a PG-13 remake of "The Toxic Avenger" was happening and will be produced by Akiva Goldsman add something


David Faustino - He had cameo appearances in two episodes of the HBO series "Entourage" and co-starred in the feature "Not Another B Movie" which was distributed by Troma Entertainment in 2011


The film was written and directed by the Canadian filmmaking team Astron-6, debuting October 21, 2011, at the Toronto After Dark $ Film Festival where it took home the top prize of BEST FILM, as well as five other awards add something


In 2012, the company officially released many of its films on YouTube add something


In August 2012, Troma released "over 100" of its back catalog films on YouTube, many for free, some for 48-hour paid viewing add something


On October 31, 2012, Father's Day was refused classification in Australia, which makes it effectively illegal to sell or exhibit the film add something


Their latest production, "Return to Nuke 'Em High Vol.1", was released in late 2013 add something


In 2014, the festival moved to New York City and took place in June 1974 add something


As of present "Return to Nuke Em High Vol. 1" has had a theatrical and home video release, while the 2nd volume is still in post-production and will likely premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival add something


The second volume, delayed due to funding issues, was stated on its Kickstarter website in January 2017 to be nearing completion add something