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R.I.P. John Peakes, Professor Knowby From Evil Dead 2

Evil Dead 2 star John Peakes, who played Professor Raymond Knowby in the 1987 horror-comedy sequel, passed away this week at the age of 83. Peakes played an integral role in an iconic movie from the franchise that started the ongoing Evil Dead television series starring Bruce Campbell.

Evil Dead 2 Loses Fede Alvarez, Sequel May Not Happen

Fede Alvarez

When the film premiered at the SXSW Film Festival back in March, director Fede Alvarez and co-writer Rodo Sayagues revealed they had already begun work on a sequel to their remake of Sam Raimi’s “The Evil Dead.” While Alvarez had never committed or confirmed that he’d direct Evil Dead 2, he recently took to Twitter