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Rob Zombie’s new horror film ‘3 from Hell’ screens in NEPA theaters unrated Sept. 16-18

Rob Zombie’s new horror film ‘3 from Hell’ screens in NEPA theaters unrated Sept. 16-18
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From a press release:

Horror icon and heavy metal mastermind Rob Zombie is unleashing “3 from Hell” on a limited number of big screens across the United States as a follow-up to his cult hit films “House of 1,000 Corpses” and “The Devil’s Rejects.”

The latest installment in the blood-soaked Firefly family trilogy will be released in cinemas nationwide over three nights, Monday, Sept. 16 through Wednesday, Sept. 18, featuring the unrated version and unique special content for each 7 p.m. showing.

On night one, moviegoers will see a special video introduction from Rob Zombie, and the first 50 attendees at each theater receiving an exclusive poster (while supplies last). On night two, audiences will be treated to a nearly 30-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film. For night three, moviegoers will experience a double feature with “3 from Hell” and “The Devil’s Rejects.”

Lionsgate, Saban Films, and Fathom Events will present “3 From Hell” in nearly 900 select movie theaters, including Cinemark 20 (40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic), Regal Dickson City Stadium 14 & IMAX (3909 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City), R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 (24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre), and Cinemark Stroud Mall (160 Stroud Mall, Stroudsburg).

Cinemark 20 and Regal Dickson City Stadium 14 will be showing the film all three nights. R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 will only be screening it on Sept. 16 while Cinemark Stroud Mall will carry the movie on Sept. 17 and 18. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting fathomevents.com or at participating theater box offices.

The plot of “3 from Hell” is currently unknown, but it will be centered around the three main antagonists of the previous films – Baby Firefly, Captain Spaulding, and Otis Driftwood – with Sheri Moon Zombie, Sid Haig, and Bill Moseley reprising their roles as sadistic killers.

“This event is a long time coming,” Rob Zombie said. “The journey of these characters has always been special to me, and I am thrilled to finally let the fans experience the next episode of the Firefly madness. This project was a true labor of love for everyone involved, and we know we have created something amazing for the loyal followers of these films. Let the insanity begin!”

Ron Schwartz, president of Worldwide Home Entertainment at Lionsgate, added, “We are excited to collaborate again with Rob Zombie. With ‘House of 1,000 Corpses’ and ‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ Rob Zombie delivered thrills and high doses of gore to genre fans. We look forward to bringing this next chapter to screens with Saban Films and Fathom.”

“Whether it’s creating visionary music or epic opuses of horror on the screen, Rob Zombie is a master at giving his loyal fans what they want,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “We’re pleased to continue to partner with Rob and share this long-anticipated final chapter of the trilogy with audiences nationwide.”

Saban Films and Zombie previously partnered with Fathom Events in a successful theatrical event for Rob Zombie’s “31.” “3 From Hell” was also written and directed by Zombie, who produced alongside CC Capital Arts Entertainment’s Mike Elliot. Greg Holstein and Saban Films Senior Vice President of Distribution, Sales, and Marketing Jonathan Saba are executive producers.

“In 2003, a bold new cinematic voice emerged with ‘House of 1,000 Corpses.’ And with the sequel, ‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ Rob Zombie cemented his legacy as one of the most influential and important modern-day genre filmmakers,” Saba said.

“Now nearly 15 years later, Rob returns to the Firefly family in an audacious and wholly singular new chapter in this gory saga. I can’t wait for audiences to see this film on the big screen thanks to our partners at Lionsgate and Fathom.”

Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all the top 100 DMAs (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings Inc., and Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group, Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters, such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events, and popular anime franchises.

Fathom Events also takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras, including audience Q&As, backstage footage, and interviews with the cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live Digital Broadcast Network is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 1,010 locations and 1,628 screens in 182 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events, and new product launches.

The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content leader whose films, television series, digital products, and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world. In addition to its filmed entertainment leadership, Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive and location-based entertainment, video games, esports, and other new entertainment technologies.

Lionsgate’s content initiatives are backed by a nearly 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global sales and distribution infrastructure. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring, and groundbreaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the company’s worldwide consumer base.

Saban Films, an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, is a film acquisition and distribution company which acquires high-quality feature films to distribute in North America. Focusing on commercial, talent-driven films, the Los Angeles-based company established by CEO Haim Saban looks at projects in all stages of production for release across multiple platforms, including a day and date theatrical/VOD release strategy.