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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.

Sam Raimi’s Ash vs. Evil Dead TV Series Details

Ash vs. Evil Dead

  The Evil Dead TV series that Sam Raimi announced in July seeing Bruce Campbell reprising his iconic role as Ash has some good news today. Raimi will direct the pilot, which will unfold in 10 half-hour installments set to premiere on Starz in 2015. Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter

Bruce Campbell Confirms Involvement in Army of Darkness 2

Army of Darkness

Bruce Campbell spilled the beans about his involvement in “Army of Darkness 2” during the Wizard World Nashville Comic Con. “Evil Dead” remake director Fede Alvarez previously mentioned that Sam Raimi, the original “Army of Darkness” director, was focused on making “Army of Darkness 2,” but now Bruce Campbell stated his inclusion in it. He

Evil Dead Gets Blu-ray Release on July 16, 2013

FilmDistrict and TriStar’s Evil Dead is headed to DVD and Blu-ray on July 16, 2013. It does have a lot of bonus features, but there is no mention of the uncut version yet, which I hope makes it on there. “In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends who

Evil Dead Gets First Place at Box Office

Evil Dead had their way with the competition at the box office this past weekend taking the top spot with an estimated $26 million. That’s the second highest opening for a horror movie this year — trailing only Mama ($28.4 million) and notably ahead of another high-profile remake/sequel, Texas Chainsaw 3D ($21.7 million). Evil Dead’s

Sam Raimi Writing Evil Dead 4 This Summer

Sam Raimi has just said two sentences that should speak volumes to horror fans: I would love to make Evil Dead 4. My brother and I plan to work on the script this summer. Like I said, it is only two sentences, but these two sentences mean so much to the horror community. The first

New Evil Dead Poster is Revealed

We all want to see it and we all are hoping for the best. From what we have seen, the EVIL DEAD remake looks like it could be as good as we hope it will be. The Fede Alvarez directed remake of EVIL DEAD is getting closer to its April 5, 2013 release date and

Evil Dead Remake Release Moved Up a Week

The Evil Dead remake’s release date has been moved up a week, from April 12, 2013 to April 5, 2013. This will put it up against the 3D re-release of Jurassic Park.

Evil Dead Reboot Gets an Official “R” Rating

When director Fede Alvarez tweeted that the MPAA had given the first run of his Evil Dead reboot an NC-17, I got nervous. Typically, an NC-17 rating means a lot of back and forth and trimming, which could take time. Thankfully, it got down to an “R” rating pretty quickly and is set for its

Evil Dead Remake Red Band Trailer is Here

The Red Band trailer for the remake of the Sam Raimi classic, Evil Dead, is finally here. Lots of nice visuals and buckets of blood. What do you think? Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore star in the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film. Five twenty-something