Rob Zombie Still Open to Making House of 1000 Corpses a Broadway Musical

Between his spectacular musical profession and his horror movies, Rob Zombie has earned a passionate following who grasp on all of his phrases, main some to speculate about offhanded feedback he’s made prior to now, although the filmmaker not too long ago confirmed that, when he talked about in an interview that he would love to see House of 1000 Corpses was a musical, this was a real curiosity of his. Given the darkish and disturbing material of the film, one would not suppose adapting the narrative for the stage can be a simple feat, however Zombie himself thinks the character of his creation would make for an efficient theatrical manufacturing.

“That’s something I would totally consider doing, because it’s something that I think really lends itself to that,” Zombie clarified to Movieweb about his feedback relating to the musical. “Because that film, particularly, is so theatrical and so excessive, that it looks like it could work. Especially today, the place you’ve gotten every part from Spider-Man, to Beetlejuice, to The Addams Family as a Broadway play. I’ve made no strikes but to attempt to make that occur however it’s a backburner factor in my thoughts on a regular basis.”

It should not come as a shock that Zombie thinks his debut movie can be essentially the most acceptable to turn into a play, as he imbued the endeavor along with his musical sensibilities. His achievements with White Zombie and as a solo artist all through the ’80s and ’90s made followers excited for his debut movie, however that they had to wait for much longer than they anticipated to see House of 1000 Corpses launched to the general public.

The film was filmed in 2000, although the graphic nature of the image and fears that it could obtain an NC-17 score led to a number of delays in its launch. The movie bounced round to a number of distributors earlier than Zombie himself bought the movie, with Lions Gate Entertainment in the end releasing the movie in 2003 after incomes sufficient cuts to get hold of an R score.

House of 1000 Corpses proved to be a success, incomes the sequel The Devil’s Rejects in 2005. Despite the movie seeming prefer it depicted the top of the Firefly household, Zombie introduced final yr that he was making the third movie within the sequence, 3 From Hell.

The movie’s synopsis reads, “First there was House of 1000 Corpses. Then there was The Devil’s Rejects. Now, from author/director Rob Zombie comes the subsequent blood-soaked chapter in essentially the most violent crime saga in historical past… 3 From Hell.”


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

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