In a new interview, Rob Zombie has announced that his upcoming horror sequel 3 From Hell is going to be something new for fans.
Following House Of 1000 Corpses (2003) and The Devil’s Rejects (2005), Zombie’s third installment of the series is set to be a new experience for fans, per a report from Bloody Disgusting.
As most fans might know, both of Zombie’s films (prior to 3 From Hell) have taken fans on pretty different adventures, and according to Zombie, the upcoming installment is set to be “different yet again.”
Zombie shared the news of this wild (new) experience in Metal Hammer’s Horror Issue (per Bloody Disgusting) where he shared:
“The second was so different to the first one, and I wanted the third one to be different yet again,” Zombie shared in Metal Hammer’s Horror Issue. “If you’re just retreading the same movie for a profit, that’s a bummer.”
3 From Hell will reportedly continue the story of Otis Driftwood (Bill Moseley), Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig) and “Baby” (played by Zombie’s wife, Sheri Moon Zombie) in a third installment following House Of 1000 Corpses (2003) and The Devil’s Rejects (2005).
A few months ago, Zombie revealed on SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation show that he wouldn’t be starting the editing process on the flick until he finished his summer tour with Marilyn Manson.
“We’re done shooting it,” Zombie says. “And, basically, the process just stops and waits for me. ‘Cause the film will just basically sit and wait till I get back from tour, which is the end of August, maybe… I don’t remember when [The Second Coming] tour [with Marilyn Manson] ends… beginning of September. And then we’ll start editing. And that’ll take me through the rest of the year.”
Zombie then added that editing the horror film should only take a total of “five or six months,” saying:
“I have a studio at my house, and we just bring the editors there and set up and we just sequester ourselves away. It’s actually the same studio we make the records in, we just switch out the gear.”
Luckily for us, the tour is officially over, so we should be seeing 3 From Hell soon. The film doesn’t have an official release date, but it’s slated to hit theaters sometime in 2019!
In an interview with Rue Morgue, 3 From Hell star Bill Moseley, shared the news that Zombie’s upcoming film will be full of “gratuitous violence,” a trait that many fans notice is present in a lot of Zombie’s films.
“From what I’ve heard from Rob, he’s very happy and excited about what he’s got, and it’s chockablock with gratuitous violence [laughs], which is great, because lately there have been a lot of good horror movies that just don’t have a lot of that,” Moseley shared. “I mean, the violence is skillful, it’s effective, but it’s not gratuitous, and that’s what I think the fans are missing.
I think we just want a lot of violence for violence’s sake—decapitations, shotguns to the face, just general ass-kickin’ stuff that we’re not really getting much of these days.”
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