[TIFF '12] Anchor Bay Acquires Rob Zombie's 'The Lords of Salem' - Bloody Disgusting!

[TIFF ’12] Anchor Bay Acquires Rob Zombie’s ‘The Lords of Salem’

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After much speculation and a heated bidding war, Anchor Bay Films emerged as the new home for Rob Zombie’s The Lords Of Salem. Under the agreement, Anchor Bay will handle all U.S. distribution rights on the film. Written and directed by Rob Zombie, The Lords of Salem stars Sheri Moon Zombie (Halloween) as well as Bruce Davison (X-Men), Jeff Daniel Phillips (Halloween 2), Ken Foree (Dawn of the Dead), Patricia Quinn (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Dee Wallace (E.T.) and Judy Geeson (To Sir, With Love). The film premiered last week at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and received rave reviews from mainstream and genre critics alike.

I have always been a fan of the care and respect Anchor Bay has put into their genre titles,” said Zombie. “

The Los Angeles Times dubbed The Lords of Salem “his darkest most unnerving yet,” IndieWire declared it “Rob Zombie’s best film” and Dread Central said “fans couldn’t stop talking about the film” after its premiere in Toronto.

Rock star-turned-horror maven Rob Zombie conjures up a nerve-wracking chiller involving Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie), a radio station DJ, who receives a wooden box containing a vinyl record, “a gift from the Lords.” She assumes it’s from a band trying to promote themselves. Heidi and others listen but unbeknownst to them, the bizarre sounds within the grooves immediately trigger flashbacks of Salem’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad or are the Lords of Salem returning for revenge on modern day Salem?

  • Aaron Emery

    Very nice, I can’t wait to see it

  • Remember-Slithis

    Cool,I hope this is crazy in a great way!

  • staindFAN

    I can’t wait to see this. I love Rob’s films, all of them. I have read great reviews on this and some not so great, at the end of the day though, I need to make my own judgement. Im sure I will like it. I hope it gets a theatrical release.

  • Joe-Banger

    Its about damn time this film gets released! Im sick of waiting!