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Bret Easton Ellis, Rob Zombie Team on Manson Murders Project

Charles-mansonbookingphotoThe author of “American Psycho” writing a Manson Murders TV series directed by Rob Zombie? You can’t make this stuff up. Unless you work for Fox. Variety has the details:

Writer Bret Easton Ellis and director Rob Zombie have teamed with Alcon Television to develop a project for Fox that will revisit the people and events connected to the Manson Family murder spree in August 1969.

The project is envisioned as a limited series, but it is in the very early stages of development with Fox. Ellis is set to write the script and some additional materials. Zombie is on board to direct.

Zombie has long been fascinated by the Manson Family slayings, which left seven people dead in the Los Angeles area. Among the victims were actress Sharon Tate, who was eight and a half months pregnant at the time with the child of director Roman Polanski, and prominent Hollywood hairstylist Jay Sebring.

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Local Skate Park is Too Loud for Rob Zombie

phantom-scooby-doo-unmask-1Ah, shucks! This skate park would be awesome if it wasn’t for Old Man Zombie.

Via the Rolling Stone:

Rob Zombie can usually handle the shred, but a skate park near his Connecticut home is proving too much. The rocker and his wife, Sheri, have complained to the town of Woodbury that the park creates excessive noise, according to The Associated Press. The park opened in April near the Zombies’ house after two decades of planning; it cost $53,000, covered by both the town and fundraising by children and parents.

The Zombies were the first to complain about the park, though two other neighbors have since voiced similar opinions. Sheri Zombie inquired about potential funds for a move at a town budget meeting in June, claiming the park “proved to be a significant noise pollutant” that lowered the quality of life for the surrounding area.

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