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Rob Zombie Nears Completion of ‘Broad Street Bullies’ Script

Entertainer Rob Zombie has already begun writing the script for the ‘Broad Street Bullies’ movie that will be based on the Philadelphia Flyers teams of the 1970s.

Despite it being based on a professional sports team, the multi-faceted entertainer believes the story will connect with hockey fans and non-hockey fans alike, via

"I'm almost finished with the script. It's an incredible story. I don't know, I think people are going to love it. And I don't think you even have to be a hockey fan to love it.”

In July, reports broke that the multi-faceted entertainer had optioned the story of the Bullies with fellow producers Andy Gould, Les Borsai and Jeremy Platt. Zombie and his team had received full support of the organization to produce the film, most notably from former captain Bobby Clarke.

In Zombie’s eyes, Clarke embodies the spirit of the Broad Street Bullies.

"They were a total underdog team that no one believed in, ran by a player that essentially nobody wanted. I mean, Bobby Clarke was a player that nobody wanted until he was considered the best player in the league. I mean, the true story reads like fiction, it's so incredible. It's kind of like 'Rocky On Ice,' only much more violent."

As of this time, no announcements have been made in regards to schedule of production or casting.

Zombie recently released a studio album called “Mondo Sex Head,” which is a compilation of remixes of his previous work and will be touring with Marilyn Manson this fall. In addition, he has already begun promoting his newest film, “The Lords of Salem.”

The Broad Street Bullies film is expected to be his next film project.



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