After director Rob Zombie revisited Haddonfield in the 2007 remake Halloween and its 2009 sequel Halloween II, the filmmaker decided to explore an idea he had in between the Halloween movies about a radio DJ in Salem, Massachussets. After teaming up with producer Jason Blum (Sinister, Paranormal Activity), The Lords of Salem began to take shape. The writer-director's wife Sheri Moon Zombie starred as the DJ, Heidi Hawthorne, who receives a strange audio recording that triggers violent flashbacks to the town's violent past. I recently had the chance to speak with Sheri Moon Zombie over the phone about this thriller, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 3 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. Here's what she had to say.
I read that Rob had the idea for this between the two Halloween, but there was a a song he did in 2006 with the same name. Was there any kind of correlation between the two, or was he just inspired by the title?Read More
Rob Zombie has made another interesting, though not unexpected, casting choice for his upcoming thriller The Lords of Salem.
Lisa Marie, who hasn't appeared onscreen since 2001's Tim Burton remake Planet of the Apes, has joined the cast as Priscilla Reed, a woman who "gives her all to support the 'cause of the Coven' in merry old Salem".Read More
Sheri Moon Zombie has been confirmed for the cast of director Rob Zombie next feature film, The Lords of Salem.
The musician-turned-horror auteur has written the script for this thriller based on his own song of the same name. The story revolves around a local radio DJ that unknowingly unleashes a 300 year old curse on the streets of Salem, which finds a group of tortured and murdered witches returning to exact their revenge.Read More