Word received by Bloody Disgusting late last night was that Fede Alvarez has now completed his much discussed Evil Dead reboot. The much darker version of the classic film is due to arrive in UK cinemas on 12th April 2013.
In a recent interview with MTV, producer Sam Raimi confirmed that Bruce Campbell’s Ash will not be in the film: “No, that character’s not in this movie“ he said. Raimi also said the film was “gut-wrenching, scary and intense“
Directed by Fede Alvarez, The Evil Dead has been written by Alvarez, Sam Raimi, Rodo Sayagues and Diablo Cody. Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci and Elizabeth Blackmore all appear, and Bruce Campbell is also onboard as a producer with Sam Raimi.
The Evil Dead is due to arrive in UK cinemas 12th April 2013.
“‘Evil Dead’ deals with five twenty-something friends who become holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead and unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.”
(Source: Bloody Disgusting)
By Matt Wavish