Arguably, one of the most badasses of badassery in horror has to be Tom Savini. Dude is a legend. When Savini cameos in films it is pure genre fan-loving gold. The truest case of that has to be, his role in 1996’s From Dusk Till Dawn. His unforgettable role as Sex Machine, a hardcore biker with a penis pistol and whip, was one of the coolest characters in the film. Well, good news, Savini fans, Tom is headed back to the world of From Dusk Till Dawn!
Savini will once again have a run in with the Gecko brothers. However, this time around he will be playing a new character. As previously reported by John Squires, this time around Savini will play a character named Burt who is a bit of a legend in the world of hunting Culebra. Burt runs a small head-shop where fill his days with smoking pot. Other than having tons of pot, Burt might also have the answers the Geckos need in order to continue their fight against rising evil forces.
This season, creator of all things From Dusk Till Dawn, Robert Rodriguez ,promises the biggest and baddest season yet. Maybe the most intriguing thing he says about the new season is how he plans a new creature to be introduced in each episode. “Almost like the second half of the film turned monstrous and creature heavy, that is what this season is,” Rodriguez said.
I’m interested to see the direction that takes the Geckos and the format of the show. Most of all I’m looking forward to see all the amazing creature creations that KNB Efx is going to blow our minds with.
El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn 3rd season premieres Sept. 6 with two back-to-back episodes. Seasons one and two are currently streaming on Netflix.