Is ‘3 From Hell’ A Sequel To ‘Devil’s Rejects’ or ‘House of 1000 Corpses’?

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3 From Hell is a horror film directed by Rob Zombie and set to be released in the theatres from the 16th to 18th of September 2019. The director who is renowned for his movies have pulled off a lot of scary and bloody scenes and he will continue the trend in this movie as well. Moreso, some of the cast members in the previous films he has directed are expected to maintain their roles with a few changes. It is also known that 3 From Hell does not follow a straight forward plot as the director incorporated diverse movies in one. This further increased the intensity of the action in the scenes and helps viewers to enjoy a smooth flow of ideas from one scene to another.

However, irrespective of the turn of events in the upcoming movie, one thing that viewers should expect is intense scary scenes that will definitely send chills down spines. Know more about the storyline of 3 From Hell, its cast members and the connection it has with The Devil’s Reject and House of 1000 Corpses as you read on.

Background Details On 3 From Hell

This upcoming horror movie which was directed by Rob Zombie is notable for showcasing the director’s unusual artistic mindset. Like most horror movies in which eerie screams, knives dripping with blood and other fearful sights are common, 3 From Hell depicts very similar scenes. The film is also unique in the sense that it was coined from different movies and it was done in such a way that one scene flows into the other perfectly.

The trailer of 3 From Hell even went further to heighten the expectations of horror movie lovers. It opened with Otis- played by Bill Moseley and his cousin, Winslow Foxworth Coltrane, ‘Foxy’ – portrayed by Richard Brake, devising a means to escape from prison. Their co-star and partner Baby – played by Sheri Moon Zombie can also be seen in the prison as the prison guard portrayed by Dee Wallace disciplines her in order to break her resilience. However, later in the movie, Otis and Foxy were able to escape from prison which points to the fact that it’s only a matter of time before, Baby is also rescued.

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The prison warden in 3 From Hell is gripped with fear when he realized the two notorious criminals have escaped. To confirm his fears, the warden got home to Otis and Foxy holding his wife captive and he knew that it was Baby’s release that will ease the tension in his house.

From the trailer, one can say that Zombie’s upcoming 3 From Hell will be centered on the survival of the 3 fugitives in the world. Will they be able to restrain their murderous instincts as they are being haunted down by the law?

Who Are The Cast Members of 3 From Hell?

The cast members of 3 From Hell and the roles they played in the movie is as follows:

Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding – one of the main characters in 3 From Hell. Sheri Moon Zombie as Vera-Ellen – aka Baby Firefly. Bill Moseley as Otis B. Driftwood. Danny Trejo as Rondo. Pancho Moler as Sabastian. Dee Wallace as Greta. Jeff Daniel Phillips as Warden Virgil Dallas Harper. Daniel Roebuck as Morris Green. Richard Brake as Winslow Foxworth Coltrane – a.k.a Foxy. Bill Oberst Jr. as Tony Commando. Clint Howard as Mr. Baggy Britchest. Emilio Rivera as Aquarius. Austin Stoker as Earl Gibson

Other names like Sean Whalen, Wade Williams, Richard Riehle, David Ury,Richard Edson, Tom Papa, Kevin Jackson and Dot-Marie Jones will also feature in the 3 From Hell but their roles are yet to be disclosed.

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Is ‘3 From Hell’ A Sequel To ‘Devil’s Rejects’ or ‘House of 1000 Corpses’?

It would interest you to know that 3 From Hell is a sequel to The Devil’s Reject released in 2005 – two years after House of 1000 Corpses came out in 2003. All three movies were created by Rob Zombie and he usually sets the storyline to follow the life of the characters of Dr. Satan, Baby, and Otis.

However, in The Devil’s Reject, Zombie eliminated the character of Dr. Satan as he felt he did not fit into the new direction the film series was taking. So, his appearance was just for a brief moment in The Devil’s Reject and in the 3 From Hell, speculations emerged that a new character will be taking his place.