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Happy 30th Birthday Evil Dead II

Happy Birthday, EVIL DEAD II !  That's right, 30 years ago today the splatter sequel to end all splatter sequels hit theaters. Today I'd like to share a bit of the history of the film with you guys (as if you didn't already know these stories) and share some art inspired by the film.  Let's celebrate EVIL DEAD II. EVIL DEAD II was first brought...
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Bruce Campbell tells us Army of Darkness is NOT a part of Ash vs Evil Dead

Back in July, when San Diego Comic-Con news was pouring out of every hole, the internet lit up when it heard the rumor ARMY OF DARKNESS would be a part of, or at least referenced during, the new season of Ash Vs Evil Dead . If you watched the first season, you'll recall the show basically ignored any hint of Ash's adventures in the Middle Ages, which seems like the sort of...
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Ash vs. Evil Dead goes patriotic in season 2 art, plus gory Blu-Ray clip

Ash vs. Evil Dead is a show none of us ever would have thought could possibly exist before a year ago, but now it's gearing up for a  second  season. For that we are thankful, but we're also thankful for their sense of humor in an election year that's so fraught with drama. The show has decided to go patriotic in their newest artwork for season 2, bringing...
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Exclusive look at Ash's childhood bedroom in Ash Vs Evil Dead season 2!

We're always happy to support Ash vs. Evil Dead around here, and if we can do so with an exclusive, even better. And here's an exclusive that's pretty unusual. This is your first look at Ash's childhood bedroom, which will be featured plenty in the upcoming second season of the hit Starz show. If you wanted to know what Ash was like as a young man, well, this is your chance! In...
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Evil Dead 4 is still a possibility, says Rob Tapert!

Ash Williams has found a cozy home on television, but that doesn't mean that glorious face of his isn't still ready for the big screen. While attending roundtable interviews for the second season of Ash vs Evil Dead , series producer Rob Tapert spoke about the possibility of a fourth EVIL DEAD movie. (Or, if you prefer, an Ash vs Evil Dead movie.) Nothing's off the...
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Lost writer to pen NBC's planned Xena reboot

Xena: Warrior Princess ran for six years, from 1995 to 2001. Some might say that's enough, but the hardcore fans disagree. Recently, NBC has also joined their ranks, planning a reboot of the show. The remake will continue to be produced by original helmers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who seem committed to only revive their backlog of titles until the end of time. If Ash vs. Evil...
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Sam Raimi and Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez to team on A Man in the Dark

Ghost House Pictures announced today that Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will re-team with Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues on the writing duos thriller A MAN IN THE DARK . Alvarez previously directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Sayagues on EVIL DEAD , the hit retelling of Raimis classic which grossed nearly $100 million in worldwide box office. Alvarez is set to direct A MAN IN THE...
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Eight new Evil Dead stills are here for the possessing

We've all endured bad "morning after" scenarios, I'm sure, but have you ever woken up to anything quite like her? Yeah...hehe... me neither... Sony has just thrown up some new EVIL DEAD stills for our viewing pleasure: they contain a few new looks at leading men Shiloh Fernandez and Lou Taylor Pucci, some behind-the-scenes pics of director Fede Alvarez and producer Rob Tapert...
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More on Sam Raimi's Evil Dead 4; Could it actually happen?

Last week we once again heard rumblings on a possible return to the original cabin in the woods with Sam Raimi talking up EVIL DEAD 4 at a press round in London while promoting his upcoming OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL in which he said... I would love to make Evil Dead 4. My brother and I plan to work on the script this summer. Now Raimi has clarified his earlier statements in an...
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Evil Dead has scored an NC-17... for now

Here's something that may not exactly qualify as breaking news, but it will still please those of you (all of us) looking forward to THE EVIL DEAD : Director Fede Alvarez confirmed via Twitter that the remake nabbed an NC-17 rating. Groovy! Naturally, studio TriStar Pictures will not be releasing the film that way, but it's nonetheless heartening to learn the film has enough unholy...
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Set Visit: Evil Dead (Part Two: Cast and Crew interviews)

READ PART 1 OF THIS VISIT HERE A large portion of my trip to the Auckland, New Zealand set of EVIL DEAD was devoted to sitting down and chatting with stars Jane Levy, Lou Taylor Pucci, Shiloh Fernandez and Elizabeth Blackmore, director Fede Alvarez and producer Rob Tapert. No, neither Sam Raimi nor Bruce Campbell were there (Raimi was working on a little something called OZ THE GREAT...
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Set Visit: Evil Dead (Part One)

The pitch: Want to go to New Zealand for three days to hang out on the set of EVIL DEAD? The obvious answer: Hell yes I do! The issue: I'm based in New York City, which means I'll first have to travel approximately six hours to L.A., chill out there for another few hours, then prepare body and soul for a 13-hour flight to Auckland. That's almost an entire day devoted to traveling for...
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