Cannibal Holocaust Director Joins New Masters Project

This weekend BD reporter SpookyDan has been in Toronto, Canada, rocking Rue Morgue’s Festival of Fear convention. Today he had the chance to talk to Ruggero Deodato, who reveals that he will in fact be involved an Italian horror series similar to Masters of Horror, which will comprise of four episodes initially. You can read more about this inside and see who else will be joining him to direct.This afternoon in Toronto at Rue Morgue’s Festival of Fear, the infamous director of CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, Ruggero Deodato, announced his involvement in a as of yet untitled anthology television show.

It’s like a an “Italian Masters of Horror”, and we are gearing up for it now,” he explains. In our exclusive interview with Deodato he told us a bit more about it. “We are planning to do four episodes and my episode is titled NATAS. Lamberto Bava will do one as well, and the two of us are scheduled to shoot ours first, then the two others will film for a 2009 release.

As for CANNIBALS, the CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST “companion piece”, the last we heard the film was at a halt do to Deodato’s conflict with the film’s producers.