House of 1000 Corpses: Rob Zombie has recorded a new commentary for 20th anniversary release

Writer/director Rob Zombie has recorded his new commentary for the 20th anniversary release of House of 1000 Corpses

Back in February, we learned that Lionsgate is giving writer/director Rob Zombie‘s feature debut House of 1000 Corpses (watch it HERE) a new Blu-ray release to celebrate the film’s 20th anniversary on April 11th. There will be a standard edition of the House of 1000 Corpses 20th anniversary Blu-ray and a steelbook edition that will be exclusive to Best Buy. Both editions will include a disc that’s full of new bonus features, but a New Director’s Commentary will only be accessible on digital platforms. Zombie took to Instagram to reveal that he was recording that new commentary yesterday.

House of 1000 Corpses has the following synopsis: Two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism and satanic rituals are just a few of the 1000+ horrors that await.

The film stars Sid Haig, Erin Daniels, Bill Moseley, Karen Black, Sheri Moon Zombie, Rainn Wilson, Dennis Fimple, Walton Goggins, Chris Hardwick, Jennifer Jostyn, Matthew McGrory, Robert Mukes, Walter Phelan, Michael J. Pollard, Tom Towles, Harrison Young, Irwin Keyes, and Jake McKinnon.

The standard edition of the House of 1000 Corpses 20th anniversary Blu-ray will come with All-new packaging from artists hand-picked by Rob Zombie, Illustrated outerbox by Graham Humphreys, Illustrated poster by David Hartman, 60-page photo book created by Rob Zombie himself with illustrations by Graham Humphreys, and 6 Illustrated Art Cards by David Hartman. You can pick up a copy at THIS LINK.

The House of 1000 Corpses 20th anniversary Blu-ray release has the following special features:


Director Commentary
Making-of Featurette
Casting Footage
Rehearsal Footage
Cast and Crew Interviews
Theatrical Trailer

DISC 2 – Bonus Disc of Never-Before-Seen Special Features from Rob Zombie

Cast & Director Interviews: Rob Zombie, Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon, Karen Black, Rainn Wilson, Chris Hardwick, Erin Daniels, Irwin Keyes, Jennifer Jostyn, Wayne Toth
Behind The Scenes: Includes 5 On-Set BTS Segments – Dr. Satan Test, Professor Test
Electronic Press Kit
Teaser Trailer


Will you be buying this new release of House of 1000 Corpses, and are you looking forward to listening to the new director’s commentary? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

House of 1000 Corpses

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