Fresh from the Slab: Horror movie news March 3, 2013 ‘Lords of Salem’, ‘Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear’, ‘Evil Dead IV’


Lords of Salem

Dread Central has posted 3 new pics for Rob Zombie’s soon-to-be-released-in-theaters film Lords of Salem. You can see them after an excerpt from the Dread Central page:

The Lords of Salem stars Barbara Crampton as Virginia Cable, a camera operator for a local kid’s show at Salem Public Access TV called “Lobster Joe’s Fishy Fun Show”; Brandon Cruz as Ted Delta, a local Salem drug counselor; Michael Shamus Wiles as Jarrett Perkins, owner of Salem’s Engine House Pizza; Michael Berryman as Virgil Magnus, 50% of a well-known witch hunting duo called “The Brothers”; Sid Haig as Dean Magnus, the other half of “The Brothers”; Christopher Knight as Keith Williams, aka Lobster Joe, the host of “Lobster Joe’s Fishy Fun Show”, a staple of local Salem television; Patricia Quinn as Megan, the town’s palm reader; Judy Geeson as Lacy Doyle, owner and landlady of Heidi Hawthorne’s apartment; Ken Foree as Herman Jackson, one third of The Big H Radio Team; Richard Lynch as the film’s protagonist, Reverend John Hawthorne; Lisa Marie, who plays Priscilla Reed, a woman who gives her all to support “the cause of the coven“; Billy Drago as Judge Samuel Mather, a key player in the history of the Lords; Dee Wallace as Sonny, a self-help guru; Bruce Davison as Francis Matthias, author of the bookSatan’s Last Stand – The Truth About The Salem Witch Trials; Maria Conchita Alonso as Francis’ wife, Alice Matthias; Torsten Voges as Count Gorgann, lead singer of the Norwegian death metal band Leviathan the Fleeing Serpent; Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman “Whitey” Salvador, one third of The Big H Team; Meg Foster as Margaret Morgan, the leader of a secret coven of witches in Salem; Ernest Thomas, as Chip “Freakshow” McDonald, the station manager at Salem’s #1 rock station; and Sheri Moon Zombie as Heidi, the final third of The Big H Team.






Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear

Chiller has released a new poster, trailer, and release date for their horror anthology: Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear. Scheduled to be released on May 31st at 9pm ET, the film was made by 5 directors, each directing one portion based upon one of the five senses.



Update on Evil Dead IV??

Sam Raimi announced on Friday that he would be working on the script for Evil Dead IV with his brother Ivan this summer. Bleeding Cool caught up with the director and he had the following to say:

“I would like to work on the script over the summer,” he explains. “That much is true. But the reason to come back and do it again is only that they’re making me, those fans… I am thinking about it, but a crowd goes ‘Come on Sam, do it!’ so I said ‘Okay, I guess I was talking to my brother about it.’ But I feel like I was pushed into saying that, a little bit.”

Well, here’s to hoping that the film becomes a reality and that the brothers can bring the same enthusiasm to the film as was brought to the original trilogy.


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