Rob Zombie Confirms There’s No Unrated Director’s Cut of House of 1000 Corpses in Existence

Musician Rob Zombie‘s debut movie House of 1000 Corpses suffered a number of delays with its launch as a result of movie’s graphic nature, however the filmmaker not too long ago confirmed that recovering the reduce footage can be too tough and {that a} director’s reduce of the movie would not exist. That’s to not say the filmmaker would not have an interest in recovering the footage, however from a sensible stage, he would not know the place the reduce footage bodily exists, which might make it tough to get well. Zombie did word that he as soon as recovered unseen footage of the solid giving interviews, however nothing was substantial sufficient to warrant a brand new residence video launch, although it might be revealed in some unspecified time in the future.

“There’s nothing,” Zombie shared with Bloody Disgusting of the misplaced footage. “I mean, I don’t know where anything is. I gotta be honest. Nothing’s ever been discovered.”

Zombie filmed the film in 2000 however, when initially screened it, was advised it might earn an NC-17 ranking in its unique kind, stopping it from incomes a serious launch. The filmmaker in the end bought the rights to the movie himself and shopped round for distributors, with Lions Gate Entertainment in the end providing to launch it. The movie nonetheless needed to endure cuts to earn an R ranking, ultimately touchdown in theaters in 2003.

Part of the explanation the footage is misplaced is as a result of undertaking shifting arms so typically.

“Because we bounced around so much and stuff. It’s amazing that they lose these things. But they do,” Zombie identified. “So all that stuff’s lost.”

Despite the cuts it earned, House of 1000 Corpses impressed the 2005 sequel The Devil’s Rejects, which earned each a theatrical reduce and an unrated director’s reduce. Hitting theaters subsequent week for a three-night occasion is the third movie, 3 From Hell, which has earned an R ranking, however may get an unrated director’s reduce in the long run.

When all three movies are lastly out there on residence video, it is potential a trilogy set might be launched with added particular options, such because the interviews from the set of he found.

“The only thing I discovered, which is not footage, is one time I found a bunch of VHS tapes that had interviews with the cast on set while we were shooting,” Zombie shared. “They could be a special feature, maybe, but yeah… no.”


3 From Hell lands in theaters subsequent week. Stay tuned for particulars on Zombie’s varied upcoming tasks.

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