Rob Zombie's hit 2007 remake of the 1978 horror classic "Halloween" was honored in the "Best Remake" category at Spike TV's third annual Scream Awards, dubbed "Scream 2008". The show, where winners are determined through online voting at Spike.com, was taped on Saturday, October 18 at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, while the event itself was aired last night (Tuesday, Octoebr 21) on Spike TV.
Scream Awards is an event celebrating horror, science fiction, fantasy and comic books.
Rob Zombie's "Halloween" grossed an estimated $31 million when it opened last year's Labor Day.
John Carpenter filmed his 1978 indie chiller on a $325,000 budget. The film made roughly $47 million at the domestic box office, and still ranks among the most impressive budget-to-box office ratios in history. Zombie's studio-approved "Halloween" cost about $20 million.
The three-disc unrated collector's edition DVD of Rob Zombie's "Halloween" hit stores nationwide on October 7. According to Rob, "The set contains an all-new four-and-a-half-hour documentary about the making of the film!"
Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.