Interview With Planet Terror Director Robert Rodriguez

On March 25th, we had the opportunity to talk with most of the stars and directors of Grindhouse. We sat down with Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn) to talk about his horror/zombie feature Planet Terror.


* The idea of making Grindhouse

* Using the Film Damage as a Dramatic Device

* The Newly Restored Special Edition DVD

* The Trailers

* Picking a Genre: Horror

* The origin of Robert's Zombie script

* The Deleted Scenes

* Mixing modern technology with a Seventies look

* Approaching John Carpenter to do the music?

* The resurgence of Frank Miller: Sin City and 300

* Robert decision to drop out as Quentin's DP

* Beefing up a role: Bruce Willis Kills Osama Bin Laden

* The Trailer Voice Over Guy

* Eli Roth's Thanksgiving Voiceover

* A Feature Film adaptation of Rob Zombie and Edgar Wright's trailers

* Shooting Machete for the DVD release

* The absurdity of Grindhouse Story-lines

* No time for Cameos

* Revealing the Movie Magic: Giving Away Your Secrets

* The origin of the Death Proof Title

* Quentin adds a few lines to Terror Planet

* 10 Minute Cooking School: Texas BBQ

* The Unlikely Hero: Freddy Rodríguez

* Writing the characters for the actors

* Sin City 2 might begin shooting in June

* Taking a little time off before the next One

Grindhouse is in theaters NOW!