As I mentioned not long ago when I wrote about the launch of the Grindhouse website, and the film's newest trailer, that April 6 release date just can't come fast enough for me. Anyone out there got a time machine ready for beta testing? This double feature pastiche of 70s exploitation films promises to be one of the most exciting releases of 2007. has an interesting bit of news regarding the fake trailers that will be inserted between Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror and Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof. According to a "source," Rob Zombie, who will of course be directing the upcoming re-imagining of Halloween, is directing a trailer for a fictitious film tantalizingly titled Werewolf Women of the SS. Oh, man. Sounds like a blending of the 70s nazi-sploitation genre (the best-known example of which was Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS) with a good old-fashioned werewolf movie. Sweetening the deal is the fact that Nicholas Cage will be appearing in the trailer as Fu Manchu (the evil genius who originated in a series of novels by Sax Rohmer, and has been played onscreen by several actors including Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee and Peter Sellers). That sound you hear, by the way, is my mind boggling. Interestingly, the title also brings to mind a very real upcoming film called Werewolf in a Women's Prison.

Furthermore, Hostel director Eli Roth will not only be making a cameo appearance in Death Proof, but he will also direct a faux trailer for a slasher film called Thanksgiving. All the other holidays have their own slasher films, so it's time Turkey Day got its due. Now that I think of it, though, Arbor Day has a lot of potential too. How does Saplings of the Damned sound?
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