Sam Raimi Teases New Evil Dead Movie with New Director, Bruce Campbell Producing
Original Evil Dead The director Sam Raimi announces a new film in the classic franchise Horror is being developed and it is expected that the project will have a new person to chair the director. Addressing fans of the New York Comic-Con when promoting the next restart of The Grudge Raimi presented the current state of the series Evil Dead . "There is more Evil Dead to come," Raimi teased, revealing no details of specific plot. Raimi also told fans that Bruce Campbell would be part of the film as a producer, but would not play the lead role in the film, as the actor was "tired of throwing blood on me".
Raimi's horror franchise began with The Evil Dead in 1981. The classic horror film starred Campbell in the role of Ashley J. "Ash" Williams, a young man who travels to an isolated cabin with his girlfriend and some friends and inadvertently evokes a demonic entity. The Sequel of 1987 Evil Dead He continues the story and is remarkable in starring the iconic scene where Ash cuts his right hand after she is possessed. The second sequel Army of Darkness would end the trilogy in 1992, this time referring Ash to an army of Deadites in the Middle Ages. In total, the series launched the careers of Raimi and Campbell, while still making Ash one of the most beloved heroes of horror.
In 2015, the original film Evil Dead The series was revisited with the television series Starz Ash vs Evil Dead . Representing Campbell taking over the role of Ash, the show follows his modern adventures with Deadites with his compatriot "Ghostbeaters", Pablo Bolivar (Ray Santiago) and Kelly Maxwell (Dana DeLorenzo). The series has been a hit with fans of original films and modern critics, with almost perfect ratings for each season on Rotten Tomatoes. In the end, the network would cancel Ash vs Evil Dead after three seasons and 30 episodes, despite the optimal intentions of the fans to maintain it with petitions and campaigns on social networks . Shortly after, Campbell stopped playing Ash in new real action projects, although he continues to make the character heard in appearances in video games.
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The Movie Evil Dead restarted director Fede Alvarez has already been confirmed as part of the same universe as the original Raimi films. Featuring Jane Levy as new protagonist Mia Allen, the movie is a quality horror in its own right. Alvarez has already suggested that he is ready to make a sequel, but it is unclear whether the next project that Raimi has in mind will be following the restart of 2013 Evil Dead ]. Although Campbell's decision to retire as Ash is understandable, some fans may hope that the actor will return to the role of groovy for a final outing, and it would certainly be great to see a possible cross with Ash , Mia and Ghostbeaters in one film
With or without Ash, it seems like it's a matter of time before seeing another movie Evil Dead . Still, it is still impossible to predict exactly when this will happen. Hope it will be as soon as possible. This news comes from ComicBook.com.