One of the most iconic elements from Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects, who will also be returning in 3 From Hell, is Sid Haig’s character, Captain Spaulding. While Spaulding is best known as a tough-talking clown who leads tourists to the Firefly Family in the original film, his character became more developed by the time The Devil’s Rejects was released. Now it seems like 3 From Hell will be testing Spaulding’s character with an all-new clown teased by Rob Zombie on his Instagram account. The character is apparently named Mr. Baggy Britches, and without any context to his character, it’ll be funny to see how Sid Haig’s Captain Spaulding will react.
Rob Zombie later revealed that Clint Howard will be playing the character – along with quite a few other horror icons.
The original Devil’s Rejects return with not just Sid Haig, but also Bill Moseley and Sheri Moon Zombie. We’ll also be getting newcomers to the franchise in form of genre stars like Austin Stoker and Dee Wallace. So no doubt this new clown will be played by someone just as awesome.
In the last film, The Devil’s Rejects…
After a raid on the rural home of the psychopathic Firefly family, two members of the clan, Otis (Bill Moseley) and Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie), manage to flee the scene. Heading to a remote desert motel, the killers reunite with Baby’s father, Capt. Spaulding (Sid Haig), who is equally demented and intent on maintaining their murder spree. While the trio continues to torment and kill various victims, the vengeful Sheriff Wydell (William Forsythe) slowly closes in on them.
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