Corey Taylor Says His New Film “Zombie Versus Ninja” Will Begin Shooting This Year

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) has confirmed that his new film “Zombie Versus Ninja” will begin shooting this year. As previously reported, the movie is one of five that the frontman recently wrote.

Taylor told Frightmare HQ the following::

“One of the things that I’ve always wanted to do is create a movie — write a movie and then see it from soup to nuts; from pre-pro to walking the red carpet. That’s been one of my biggest dreams. And I’ve had the opportunity to really be put in touch with some great producers. And I’m talking to potential directors right now, actually. It is going to shoot this year.”

He continued when asked if would be interested in directing the film himself:

“It’s not that I’m not interested; it’s that I know that’s not my forte. I’m honest enough with myself to realize that if I had wanted to be a director, I would have started learning a long time ago. And I know a lot of people with the kind of ego that they would step in and go, ‘Well, it’s mine. Blah blah blah.’ I’m not that guy. I want it to be good. I want [people] to enjoy what I’m making, because I wanna enjoy it too. And sometimes it’s the collaboration that creates something amazing.”

“You have to be flexible enough to realize, like, ‘I don’t have the chops to do this.’ However, that doesn’t mean there’s somebody out there that does. So, for me, as the writer and the producer, now I can find the right person to bring it to fruition and walk with them every step of the way as a collab. Let them do their thing, but also know that, in my mind, there’s this idea of what I want it to be. And it’s a gonzo horror comedy — it’s the kind of fucking movie that I’ve always loved, and it’s the kind of movie that I’ve always wanted to make. And if it goes off, man, it’s the beginning of something rad.”

“I don’t wanna make Oscar winners. I wanna make fun, crazy cult classics. That’s all I care about.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Corey Taylor Has Written Five Movie Scripts

During a recent interview with Terrie Carr of 105.5 WDHA, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) revealed that he has written five new movie scripts. Among them is a film titled “Zombie Versus Ninja,” which he is “shopping right now.”

Taylor said the following when asked if he would consider pursuing an acting career:

“I’ve done some movies. I’ve done a handful of them. Honestly, it’s something that would probably make more sense after I’m off the road, which, ironically, here we are. I’ve done a couple of things, and, obviously, with any script that I write, I’ll probably take a little, smaller role and kind of give it to myself. It’s definitely what I’m doing with the script that I’m shopping right now, which is called ‘Zombie Versus Ninja’, and it’s exactly what [the title] implies. And it’s rad. I’m shopping that right now with a group of people who have actually helped me kind of tighten the script up. They’ve got the contacts. We’re kind of doing that right now. But there’s a couple of roles in there that I’ll probably mess with. They’re not the main roles, but they’re just kind of tucked in the background, and people will go, ‘Oh. Hey.’ So it’s stuff like that that interests me.

Actually, I have no real interest in a big movie role. To me, the interesting part is writing the story. The interesting part, for me, is creating the world, and then watching people kind of make that world a reality. That’s what I wanna see.

I always said one of my goals was to see a movie through soup to nuts — from script to pre-pro to post to the screen.”

[via Blabbermouth]