Rob Zombie’s script for ‘House of 1000 Corpses 2’ has been approved, and the horror auteur tells MTV News he’ll start casting the production after the holidays. “It’s a very different film,” Zombie said regarding the sequel. “It’s much darker and more serious. It’s a gritty crime movie like [the 1973 Terrence Malick film] ‘Badlands.’ There’s nothing campy or wacky at all.” Meanwhile, Zombie plans to start writing his next solo album early next year. Although he hasn’t written any new songs, he’s got a game plan. “I really want to make a much heavier, darker record,” he said. “I’m not worrying about radio or television or anything. I just want to make a really scary record.” Read more.