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Does Eli Roth Have An 'Evil Gene'?

October 29th, 2011 12:00pm EDT

Eli RothActor/director Eli Roth is no stranger to exploring the nature of evil.  As a master of horror with films like "Inglorious Basterds" and "Hostel," Roth turns his lens to research possibly the most horrifying monster of them all - the average American.  

In Curiosity's "How Evil are You?," Roth sets out to recreate the infamous Milgram experiment to see how, or if, the results have changed.  Roth himself even undergoes tests and scans to see if he carries what researchers dub "the evil gene." 

So does Hollywood's famous horror director have a little extra "edge" in his craft?

The show premiers Sunday, October 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

 

Eli Roth in Curiosity

Photo Credits: PR Photos; Discovery


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