Lazer Team is Rooster Teeth's first feature length movie, released on January 27, 2016. Written and directed by Matt Hullum, the project was funded by the Rooster Teeth Community from an Indiegogo Campaign. The campaign concluded on July 6, 2014 with nearly $2.5 Million dollars raised, roughly 385% of their original goal.
In the late 1970's, the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence project received a one time signal from outer space. It looked exactly as theorists thought a communication from an alien civilization would—unfortunately it has never been decoded. Or so we were told. Unbeknownst to the general public the signal was translated and told us two things:
- We are not alone.
- The galaxy is a dangerous place.
The story is live action sci-fi comedy that takes place decades later in the aftermath of this event. Rooster Teeth will be holding a conference call for all our BTS-level and higher supporters on Tuesday June 17, 2014 during which will we cover the plot in greater detail.
- Rooster Teeth achieved its goals for the project in about 11 hours after launching the campaign
- Stretch goals include:
- New installments of the series Game Time With Burnie, featuring staff who were crucial to the project
- Concept Art releases
- Studio tour video
- The very last line of the movie, "Oh, what the fu-" is a reference to Rooster Teeth's web show Red vs Blue, in which a running gag is the characters - in particular Leonard Church (who is also voiced by Burnie) - constantly saying, "Oh, son of a bitch!" (or some other variation). This phrase is always cut off mid sentence by a cut or other event, such as an explosion or the episode ending, and as such the Lazer Team line references it perfectly.
- Burnie Burns as Hagan
- Michael Jones as Zach
- Gavin Free as Woody
- Colton Dunn as Herman
- Alan Ritchson as Adam
- Dalton E. Gray as Young Adult Adam
- Alexandria Deberry as Mindy
- Gustavo Sorola as Disheveled Scientist
- Irina Voronina as Female Scientist
- David Blackwell as Store Clerk
- Johnny Walter as Murdoch
- Caiti Ward as Party Goer
- Bobby Hernandez as Cronie
- Jeremy St. James as Bean
- Mike Dell as Commander
- Anothony Taylor Lopez as Soldier
- Joel Heyman as News Reporter
- Ed Robertson as BNL News Anchor
- Yomary Cruz as Entertainment News Anchor
- Jon Risinger as Game Show Host
- Justine "iJustine" Ezarik as Vlogger
- Josh Flanagan as Paranoid YouTuber
- Blaine Gibson and Brandon Farmahini as Hospital Guards
- Shannon McCormick as Creepy Orderly
- Lindsay Jones, Kara Eberle, Arryn Zech, Barbara Dunkelman, Maggie Tominey and Meg Turney as Ruby Lakes Cheerleaders
- Miles Luna and Kerry Shawcross as Cosplayers
- Neil DeGrasse Tyson as himself
- Lee Eddy as Radio Dispatcher (voice)
- Gray G. Haddock, Matt Hullum and Patrick Rodriguez as Announcers (voice)
- Anna Hullum, Mills Hullum, Teddy Burns and J.D. Burns as Lazer Team Fans