|The Lords of Salem|
|Title:||The Lords of Salem|
|Directed by:||Rob Zombie|
|Written by:||Rob Zombie|
|Produced by:||Steven Schneider; Brian Kavanaugh-Jones; Andy Gould; Oren Peli; Jeremy Platt; Jason Blum; Rob Zombie|
|Music by:||Griffin Boice; John 5|
|Edited by:||Glenn Garland|
|Distributed by:||Automatik Entertainment|
|Released:||September 10th, 2012|
|Running time:||121 min.|
The Lords of Salem is an American independent feature film of the horror genre, which focuses on themes of witchcraft and the supernatural thriller genre. It was written and directed by Rob Zombie and produced by Automatik Entertainment, Blumhouse Productions, Haunted Movies, and IM Global. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10th, 2012. It was first screened in the United States at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas on March 11th, 2013. The movie stars Sheri Moon Zombie as Heidi Hawthorne with Bruce Davison as Francis Matthias, Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman "Whitey" Salvador, Meg Foster as Margaret Morgan, Patricia Quinn as Megan, and Ken Foree as Herman Jackson.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Heidi Hawthorne is a radio DJ from Salem, Massachusetts who comes into possession of a strange vinyl that plays hypnotic musical chords. After playing it over the radio, she unwittingly invites the spirits of a 17th century witches' coven into her life.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Sheri Moon Zombie||Heidi Hawthorne|
|Bruce Davison||Francis Matthias|
|Jeff Daniel Phillips||Herman "Whitey" Salvador|
|Judy Geeson||Lacy Doyle|
|Meg Foster||Margaret Morgan|
|Ken Foree||Herman Jackson|
|Maria Conchita Alonso||Alice Matthias|
|Richard Fancy||AJ Kennedy|
|Andrew Prine||Jonathan Hawthorne|
|Michael Berryman||Virgil Magnus|
|Sid Haig||Dean Magnus|
|Bonita Friedericy||Abigail Hennessey|
|Nancy Linehan Charles||Clovis Hales|
|Flo Lawrence||Sarah Easter|
|Brynn Horrocks||Mary Webster|
|Suzanne Voss||Elizabeth Jacobs|
|Susan Gray||Martha Bishop|
|Torsten Voges||Count Gorgann|
|Niko Posey||Cerina Hooten|
|John 5||Halvard the guardian|
|Piggy D.||Butcher Olaf|
|Barbara Crampton||Virginia Cable|
|Michael Shamus Wiles||Jarrett Perkins|
|Dustin Quick||Masie Mather|
|James "Jammers" Messersmith||Drug dealer|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The Lords of Salem, The Lords of Salem (2012), Lords of Salem, and Lords of Salem (2012) all redirect to this page.
- Production on The Lords of Salem began in March, 2011. Principal filming commenced on October 17th, 2011 and concluded on December 10th, 2011.
- This movie was shot on-location in Salem, Massachusetts. Some studio shots were filmed in Los Angeles, California. Scenes of the witches' fire in the beginning of the film were shot at Sable Ranch in Santa Clarita, California.
- The first trailer for the movie was released at a Rob Zombie concert at the PNC Bank Arts Center in New Jersey on May 11th, 2012.
- At its widest release, The Lords of Salem was in limited theatrical release in 354 theaters.
- The Lords of Salem closed out of theaters on May 26th, 2013. It had been in release for a total of four weeks (28 days), not counting film festival screenings.
- The Lords of Salem was released on DVD in Region 1 format and on Blu-ray multi-format with DVD and Ultraviolet copies on September 3rd, 2013. It was re-released on DVD by Starz and Anchor Bay Entertainment on February 3rd, 2015.
- A novelization of the film was published by Grand Central Publishing and released in paperback format on October 8th, 2013. The book was written by Rob Zombie and B.K. Evenson.
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