Rocker-turned-famous-horror-movie-director Rob Zombie, whose films include "House of 1,000 Corpses" and "The Devil's Rejects", recently worked on a special project for the newly renovated haunted house at Salem, Oregon's Oregon School for the Deaf. The ABC TV show "Extreme Makeover" team worked on school's dormitory as well as on the haunted house, which is used as the school's primary fundraiser.
A clip from the program, which aired last night, can be viewed below.
"It's absolutely amazing to be able to help the school with something like this," Zombie told KEZI.com. "Usually what I do does not come into play, so to be asked to come do something to work on a haunted house and make it as scary and crazy as I could to help the school was awesome. It was a rare opportunity to put some evil to good use."
More than 200 people bought VIP tickets to be the first to get a sneak peek at the haunted house.
"I think what they're liking best is it's so detailed," Zombie told KEZI.com. "They seemed blown away when they went through, how detailed the sets were and the fact the walls and the characters were all animatronic and just flying off the walls everywhere. It's pretty amazing."
All labor and materials were donated for the project, which is estimated to have cost more than $1 million.
To comment on a
story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of
does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.
reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).