Corrigan Scores Hooper's Masters of Horror EpisodeGoon
Fangoria has learned that former Smashing Pumpkins head man Billy Corrigan will score Tobe Hoopers "Dance of the Dead" for the Masters of Horror series. Corrigan is no stranger to the horror genre, he also created the score for Rupert Wainwrights chilling "Stigmata".
Hoopers episode "Dance of the Dead" was scripted by Richard Christian Matheson from his father’s 1954 story. The tale depicts a post-apocalyptic dystopia wherein reanimated corpses of former friends and enemies dance on stage for the entertainment of the few who survived a nuclear holocaust. Too naive and wholesome for her own good, Peggy embarks on her first double-date with a slick upperclassman. Her nervous fits of laughter quickly turn to panicked screams as she learns the truth of the dangerous world outside her mother’s protective cloister, and the sacrifices that were made in order to guarantee her survival.
Masters of Horror will begin airing weekly starting October 28th and then will be released on DVD from Anchor Bay in Feburary 2006. Stay tuned for more updates considering the Masters of Horror.