The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,642 horror articles & features | 6,966 horror movies | 1,555 horror reviews | 1,309 giveaways hosted | 223 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

'Don't F#ck in the Woods' Says New Independent Creature Feature Entering the Next Level of Fear Genesis Rodriguez and Company Hit 'Puberty' A Trio of New Cast Members Head to AMC's 'The Terror'
Former Adult Swim Star Brett Gelman Joins 'Stranger Things' Getting Seriously Scared: Transylvanian Talks (and Jam) Serial Killer Horror Short SIMON Goes Feature Length VR Horror 'The Depths' Now Available to Stream

WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle
WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle
Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway
Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD
WIN The Neon Demon on DVD
WIN The Neon Demon on DVD


Category: Horror News

ICONS JOIN 2001 MANIACS SEQUEL

Steven Davies Posted: 11 May, 2007 at 10:06 AM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: -
Related News | News | Comments
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

Fango recently caught up with 2001 MANIACS director/co-writer Tim Sullivan, who gave us the skinny on his upcoming sequel 2001 MANIACS: BEVERLY HELLBILLYS. “I’ve been able to obtain the rights to the franchise,” Sullivan tells Fango, “and the sequel will truly be the vision that my writing partner Chris Kobin and myself always had for this series. It’s Russ Meyer with blood and guts—this is not meant to be a horror movie in the style of the HILLS HAVE EYES or TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE remakes. It is meant to be Monty Python, but with gore. It will probably come out January or February 2008, and we’re aiming for a theatrical on this one—never say never.”

Fans might be most excited to find out about two genre veterans who have been added to the sequel’s cast. “Tony Todd is playing a character called Jim Crow, who is the archetype of the slavery element of Pleasant Valley,” reveals Sullivan. “He has a very strong presence in the sequel. Bill Moseley will also be on board as a character called Doc Tickles,” teases the director, who states that the sequel will also answer many of the questions posed by the original movie. “You will find out that Granny Boone [once again played by Lin Shaye] is definitely an item with Mayor Buckman [Robert Englund], which we only hinted at in the first film. You’ll also discover how Buckman got his eyepatch and how the people of Pleasant Valley got cursed.”

Working closely with Sullivan on BEVERLY HELLBILLYS is the Godfather of Gore himself, Herschell Gordon Lewis, who originated the Pleasant Valley mythology with his 1964 drive-in classic TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! “Herschell and I have been talking quite frequently, and let’s just say that the Godfather of Gore is serving as a godfather on this project,” Sullivan says. “And let me also say that we might be doing some more projects of his in the future—and you can include [TWO THOUSAND producer] David Friedman in that as well. In fact, you won’t believe which one of his pictures we might remake.” Fango is happy to provide a clue: It isn’t the much-rumored SHE FREAK!

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 11 May, 2007 at 10:06 AM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
Fangoria



Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



Watch and Stream Horror Movies Online
using the Vidmate App

LATEST REVIEWS

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

Disaster L.A. Movie Review

Disaster L.A.

Horrors of the Black Museum Movie Review

Horrors of the Black Museum

Visions Movie Review

Visions

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

Holidays Movie Review

Holidays

Demonic Movie Review

Demonic

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Darling Movie Review

Darling

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead Movie Review

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

Theyre Watching Movie Review

Theyre Watching

The Open Door Movie Review

The Open Door

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD WIN The Neon Demon on DVD
WIN a copy of Paranoid Thriller THE NEIGHBOUR on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Jason Blum
Jason Blum







Vampires.com Werewolves.com