Bruce Campbell Confirms New Evil Dead Film - UPDATED

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Bruce Campbell Confirms New Evil Dead Film - UPDATED

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Alright, you primitive screwheads, listen up: a new Evil Dead movie is on the way.

Talk about a new Evil Dead film has been kicking around for awhile but as is usually the case with such fan-powered hopes and dreams, there's been no real substance to any of it. Until yesterday, that is, when DreadCentral.com claimed "on good authority from a very reliable source" that Bob Murawski, an editor whose partnership with director Sam Raimi goes back to the 1992 flick Army of Darkness, was in Detroit to start work on a fourth film. Evil Dead 4, according to the report, will be "a small indie thing like the first two."

That's good news, albeit still a rumor - but a rumor that got a big boost late last night by way of a tweet from none other than Bruce "Ash" Campbell, B-movie legend, best Elvis ever and of course the "hero," as far as that goes, of the Evil Dead franchise.

"Believe in the remake, dawg!" he wrote. "The project is real. In the works. Cool as hell. Scary as hell."

I'm not sure if the Evil Dead films qualify as scary, but cool as hell? Definitely. And a chance to watch Campbell smash things over his own head again? Take my money, please.

UPDATE: In a follow-up tweet, Campbell clarified that the new Evil Dead film is in fact a remake of the original Evil Dead and not an all-new chapter. "Good people. My tweet was about remaking Evil Dead - not Evil Dead 4," he wrote. Campbell's role in the project is not yet known.

It also appears that while Sam Raimi will be involved, Fede Alvarez will actually be in the director's chair. According to Bloody Disgusting, Alvarez came to attention with the 2009 short film Ataque de pánico! [Panic Attack!]

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I'd say the movies are scary in a comedic way. If you've watched "Drag me to hell" alot of the "Horror" aspects have a nearly comical take to all of it, as well as the other movies.

Also, Bruce Campbell in anything = win, whether its a movie based off him, or Burn Notice.

10 bucks says it gets the first Oscar for "Badassery!!!"

THIS IS MY BOOMSTICK!!!!!

Why host Oscars the year this is released? It'll take EVERY nomination home. Even Animation. And Foreign.

I can't tell if this is a remake or a sequel, since they've said both, but i'm excited either way.

Awwwwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!

There has been a distinct lack of Campbell. A disturbing lack some might say.

cursedseishi:
I'd say the movies are scary in a comedic way. If you've watched "Drag me to hell" alot of the "Horror" aspects have a nearly comical take to all of it, as well as the other movies.

Also, Bruce Campbell in anything = win, whether its a movie based off him, or Burn Notice.

+1

Indeed, great news to hear that Evil Dead 4 is on the way.
Bruce, i will see you next time i will be watch ing Burn Notice.

Aw hell yeah!

Good to see ol Bruce coming back to kick some ass with him boom stick!

You know when this comes out it will be the first movie I go to see in the theatre in several years.

WHOS LAUGHING NOW!!! HUH? WHO LAUGHING NOW!!!
We all are because this is awesome.

HAIL TO THE KING, BABY!!

Abandon4093:
Awwwwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!

There has been a distinct lack of Campbell. A disturbing lack some might say.

What about Burn Notice?

OT: I think this sums it up nicely


Yeah, I like Evil Dead.

OT:I would love this to happen but i hope it doesn't end up bad

They're really making another Evil Dead movie? Groovy. We've certainly waited long enough.

ChildofGallifrey:

Abandon4093:
Awwwwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!

There has been a distinct lack of Campbell. A disturbing lack some might say.

What about Burn Notice?

Aye, he is one of the biggest parts of Burn Notice, even had a direct-to-movie made about his character, which included a healthy dose of references to older Bruce movies.
Plus...

Whats the number for remaking and or retconning a single movie? This will be number 4 for evil dead. But since I've liked everything Bruce has done from Bubba Hottep to Alien Apocalypse and I've liked everything Sam has done from Xena to Drag Me To Hell(Since Spiderman 3 never came out *lalalala* I can't hear you) I'll still wind up seeing this.

Hell yes! I knew today was going to be a good day. Got my brand new copy of A Dance with Dragons, and now this! Woooo!

Yay! They are adding another movie to a popular franchise that hasn't seen a new movie for 20 years.

I mean, this idea is due for something other than an absolute fuck-up, right?

ChildofGallifrey:

Abandon4093:
Awwwwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!

There has been a distinct lack of Campbell. A disturbing lack some might say.

What about Burn Notice?

OT: I think this sums it up nicely

I never really watched burn notice. The last thing I saw him in was a film about him. It was pretty funny, but nothing compared to the evil dead films.

....

Why the hell is the new Captcha making me solve riddles?

Awesome just awesome Evil Dead 4 is going to rock

Best movie of the year. Calling it now.

If I ever happen to come across Sam Rami in the street, I will gladly hand over my £10.

Really?

Really?

I mean, I loved the first three. All were spectacular. Evil Dead 2 was the best. But... Really? Another one? Okay. I'll see it.

YEEEEEESSS!!!!! This will quite possibly be the most groovy thing ever! I want chainsaws, skeletons and creepy, gliding camerawork.

cursedseishi:
I'd say the movies are scary in a comedic way. If you've watched "Drag me to hell" alot of the "Horror" aspects have a nearly comical take to all of it, as well as the other movies.

Also, Bruce Campbell in anything = win, whether its a movie based off him, or Burn Notice.

Or his burn notice movie

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Looking forward to this already. (With lots more Vas-o-cam and Ellie-vator shots!)

cursedseishi:

ChildofGallifrey:

Abandon4093:
Awwwwwwwwww Yeaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!

There has been a distinct lack of Campbell. A disturbing lack some might say.

What about Burn Notice?

Aye, he is one of the biggest parts of Burn Notice, even had a direct-to-movie made about his character, which included a healthy dose of references to older Bruce movies.
Plus...

Elect Chuck Finley for Immortal God-King of Space!

DO WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ya, I will be selling organs from neighbor kids to make sure I get this.

I nearly did a spit take with my coke when I saw the saw this, I wonder if they will still have Bruce Campbell as Ash

bulldogftw:


Yeah, I like Evil Dead.

I would have personally gone with Rainbow Dash reaction:

but Twilight works too :D

Can't get enough Bruce Campbell, the man is the the definition of awesome.

I just finished reading "If chins could kill" this morning. What a coincidence! Jesus I can't wait, Bruce campbell is my favorite actor.

Groovy. This day just keeps getting better and better :D

This was my reaction when I read this article.

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