The Halloween remake, directed by shock rocker Rob Zombie is going through some re-shoots.
According to Bloody Disgusting, for 7 days in LA, Rob Zombie filmed re-shoots for his remake of the classic John Carpenter Horror flick.
The additions include 6 new death sequences, which boasts more violence and gore and a brand new ending, which is quite gruesome, according to Bloody Disgusting.
Some things are still unknown about the re-shoots, as Rob Zombie as yet to comment about them.
Robert Bartleh Cummings, better known as Rob Zombie, is an American heavy metal, groove metal and industrial rock musician, director, and writer. His dreadlocks, gruff vocal style and fascination with horror movies have helped him become a distinctive element in American heavy metal. He is best known as founder, lead singer and songwriter for White Zombie. In recent years he has also established himself as a solo singer and branched into directing films. His directorial career began with the horror exploitation feature, House of 1000 Corpses, and its sequel, The Devil’s Rejects, released July 22, 2005. The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, an animated film based on his comic book series of the same name, is due for release in 2007. Also slated for a 2007 release is a reworking of the 1978 horror classic Halloween. His longtime girlfriend (now wife), Sheri Moon Zombie, has appeared in many of Rob’s music videos and in all of his films.
There’s also new casting. Sid Haig, Bill Moseley and Leslie Easterbrook have joined the cast. All 3 were in Rob Zombie’s 2005 horror film, The Devil’s Rejects.
The movie was shown to a preview audience a few weeks and so far things are positive.
The original Halloween came out in 1978 and is considered a horror classic among many horror fans. It was directed by John Carpenter and Written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill. It spawned 7 sequels, which one did not feature the maniac, Michael Myers.
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, is mistakenly released from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.
The film opens August 31st and is Written and Directed by Rob Zombie (The Devil’s Rejects) and stars Scout Taylor-Compton (sleepover), Tyler Mane (X-Men) and Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange).
Source-Bloody Disgusting (http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/9260)