Considering he made made his directorial debut with House of 1000 Corpses, it only seems fitting that Rob Zombie work on a television show that deals with a boatload of cadavers. For those of you who don’t know by now, Zombie has directed an episode of “CSI: Miami” that’s set to air in just a few days, and recently the singer/filmmaker spoke a bit about it.
Zombie gave his interview to the New York Daily News.
“In the opening scene, it’ll seem obvious [that I was the director],” Zombie told Daily News. “But I wasn’t trying to disrespect the show by disregarding anything they’ve done. I wasn’t trying to turn it into something different.”
Co-executive producer Barry O’Brien says Zombie’s episode is “darker, spookier, scarier, and more dangerous with a lot more edge.”
As for whether or not this means Zombie has a future in the TV biz, the director said, “I think I’m better suited to do something on HBO or Showtime, but I’m not even sure I could get into the TV groove. I like creating things, then moving on to other things.”
In true-to-form fashion Rob brought along a couple of familiar faces for his small screen stint. Expect to see Malcolm McDowell, Michael Madsen, Sheri Moon Zombie, and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top joining series regulars David Caruso and Adam Rodriguez.
The episode airs on CBS March 1st at 10:00 pm and will find Caine (Caruso) and Delko (Rodriguez) involved in a murder case that takes them to Los Angeles to try to clear Cardoza (Eddie Cibrian) of evidence-tampering accusations.
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