Things are starting to heat up for Rob Zombie's Lords of Salem. During VH1′s Dawn of the Con, Zombie was interviewed by FearNet about his anticipated new film "The Lords of Salem". Interview after the jump.
Rob Zombie has a lot going on right now, but nothing on the forefront of horror fans everywhere than his new film, The Lords of Salem. Zombie stopped and talked to Joseph McCabe of Fearnet, and here's what he had to say.
“I’m really excited about Lords of Salem. I was looking at it today, because we’re just finishing the sound design and the sound mix and all that stuff. It’s a really different movie. Because the last couple of movies I’ve made have been these very handheld, rough, and physically violent sort of films. This isn’t like that at all. It’s a very slow-paced, psychological, specifically composed sort of movie. It’s almost the exact opposite of what I’ve done before. So I’m really excited to get it out to see what people think. It’s not what they expect it to be.
“It starts in 1697 in Salem, Massachusetts. The basic idea is that back then, when the witch trials were going on, obviously there were innocent people being killed as witches. But there was a group of people who were not so innocent, but were murdered and put to death. They, before they died, put a curse on Salem, which is now coming true in modern times. Most of the movie takes place in modern-day Salem. I’m trying not to spoil things…
“That’s the problem with things like this – you always have to explain it. But I’m trying to keep something secret so when people see it they don’t go, ‘Oh yeah, I knew all that.’ Because when there are no surprises it kind of ruins it.”
I love movies about witchcraft and its been so long since we've had one that wasn't devoted to kids. I'm really looking forward to this. Hope you are too.
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