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A remake of director Jack Hill’s 1967 classic Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever Told has wrapped filming with Dustin Ferguson at the helm

Director Jack Hill’s 1967 film Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever Told (watch it HERE) – which boasts a cast that includes Lon Chaney Jr. and Sid Haig – ranks up there as one of my all-time favorites. Rob Zombie was clearly inspired by Spider Baby while making House Of 1000 Corpses. And back in 2007, we heard about a remake, coming from the Nights of the A remake of Spider Bab was attempted sixteen years ago, but it never made it to production. The remake of Spider Bab

is coming from SCS Entertainment, directed by Dustin Ferguson. The story revolves around a pair of greedy relatives who try to repossess Merrye Estate. But the inbred children protect their home and bloodline at all costs.Original Spider Baby cast member Beverly Washburn has returned for this take on the concept and is joined in the cast by Brinke Stevens, Robert Mukes, Ron Chaney, Peter Stickles, Traci Burr, Jennifer Moriarty, and Vida Ghaffari.

Hill receives an executive producer credit on the Spider Baby remake, and genre regular Jeff Burr, whose credits include

From a Whisper to a Scream, Stepfather 2, Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, Eddie Presley, Pumpkinhead II, and Puppet Master 4 and 5, among others, served as a creative consultant.Ferguson provided the following statement: “We’ve reached an exhilarating milestone with the completion of the Spider Baby

remake, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to have worked with an extraordinary ensemble of genre stars such as Robert Mukes, Beverly Washburn, Brinke Stevens, and Ron Chaney. Their talent and commitment has breathed new energy into this iconic tale, giving it a new and captivating feel. I can hardly wait for audiences to experience the chilling world we’ve created when Spider Baby premieres.I can’t say I have ever hoped to see a Spider Baby remake, but now that there is one in existence I hope it’s as good as

Spider Baby deserves.Are you interested in seeing a Spider Baby remake? Share your thoughts about this movie by leaving a comment.

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