Rob Zombie’s Lords of Salem is now well into filming, and the director has a few surprises up his sleeve, one of which is the promotion of his “film within a film” During the Lords of Salem film, there will be a screening of a fake film titled ‘Frankenstein VS The Witchfinder’, and to make it all the more special, the director has even put together an incredible poster. Why not let the great man himself explain:
“FRANKENSTEIN VS THE WITCHFINDER! Coming Soon to a theater near you! That is if you live in Salem, MA! This amazing lost classic starring Udo Kier, Clint Howard, Daniel Roebuck and Camille Keaton is being screening at the WIQZ Freak-Fest. Don’t miss it. One night only!” Zombie jokes.
You can see the poster at the bottom of this post, along with a picture of Zombie and his film crew looking slightly menacing!
Synopsis for Lords of Salem:
“Heidi, a blonde rock chick, DJs at a local radio station and, together with the two Hermans (Whitey and Munster), forms part of the “Big H Radio Team”.
A mysterious wooden box containing a vinyl record arrives for Heidi, “a gift from the Lords”. She assumes it’s a rock band on a mission to spread their word. As Heidi and Whitey play the Lords’ record, it starts to play backwards, and Heidi experiences a flashback to a past trauma.
Later Whitey plays the Lords’ record, dubbing them the Lords of Salem, and to his surprise, the record plays normally and is a massive hit with listeners.
The arrival of another wooden box from the Lords presents the Big H Team with free tickets, posters and records to host a gig in Salem. Soon Heidi and her cohorts find that the gig is far from the rock spectacle they’re expecting: The original Lords of Salem are returning, and they’re out for BLOOD.“
By Matt Wavish