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Rob Zombie to Write, Direct and Produce Broad Street Bullies Based on the 1970s Philadelphia Flyers

19 June 2012 1:35 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Rob Zombie, rocker and director of the Halloween reboot and sequel, is taking to the ice for his next project.  The multi-hyphenate plans to revisit the 1970s Philadelphia Flyers hockey team for a sports feature titled, Broad Street Bullies.  The Flyers of this era were a recently installed expansion team that developed a reputation for fielding enforcers and goons while also possessing a skilled group of players that paved the way to two Stanley Cups.  With Zombie on board, there's sure to be an up-play on violence in a picture that harkens back to 1977's cult classic, Slap Shot. Hit the jump for more on Broad Street Bullies. After a particularly raucous game, Jack Chevalier and Pete Cafone of the Philadelphia Bulletin coined the name "Broad Street Bullies," due to the Flyers' fighting nature and the Broad Street location of their arena, the Spectrum. Deadline reports that Zombie will tackle »

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