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‘Evil Dead’ Remake Team Reunite for ‘A Man in the Dark’

‘Evil Dead’ Remake Team Reunite for ‘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 duo's thriller A Man in the Dark. Alvarez previously directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Sayagues on Evil Dead, the hit retelling of Raimi's classic which grossed nearly $100 million in worldwide box office.

Alvarez is set to direct A Man in the Dark, and Raimi and Tapert will produce for Ghost House. J.R. Young, Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake will executive produce. Erin Westerman will oversee for the company. Good Universe will be launching international sales at the upcoming American Film Market. WME Global will be handling the North American sale.

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Fede Alvarez Still Directing ‘Evil Dead 2’, But ‘Army of Darkness 2’ Comes First!

Fede Alvarez Still Directing ‘Evil Dead 2’, But ‘Army of Darkness 2’ Comes First!

Yesterday, Evil Dead screenwriter Rodo Sayagues Mendez revealed in an interview that he and director Fede Alvarez have parted ways with Evil Dead 2. However, Fede Alvarez shot down the report on his Twitter page.

"@MikeMcCabeSad Apparently @fedalvar won't be working on Evil Dead 2, very ungroovy" Don't believe everything you read online...— Fede Alvarez (@fedalvar) October 31, 2013

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Director Fede Alvarez Exits ‘Evil Dead 2’

Director Fede Alvarez Exits ‘Evil Dead 2’

Back in March, director Fede Alvarez brought his Evil Dead remake to South by Southwest, where he excitedly revealed that Evil Dead 2 is already in the works.

We haven't heard anything concrete about the sequel since that initial announcement in March, so it isn't known if producers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell still plan on moving forward.

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‘Evil Dead’ Director Fede Alvarez Confirms Sam Raimi Will Direct ‘Army of Darkness 2’

‘Evil Dead’ Director Fede Alvarez Confirms Sam Raimi Will Direct ‘Army of Darkness 2’

Fede Alvarez has revealed that the rumored horror sequel Army of Darkness 2 will indeed be directed by Sam Raimi. A follower on the Evil Dead director's Twitter page asked the question. This is how he answered.

“@thielebenjamin: Hey @fedalvar will you be directing the Army Of Darkness 2 movie?” Sam Raimi will!— Fede Alvarez (@fedalvar) October 26, 2013

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Fede Alvarez Will Direct ‘Dante's Inferno’ for Universal

Fede Alvarez Will Direct ‘Dante's Inferno’ for Universal

Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez is in talks to direct Dante's Inferno, an adaptation of the Electronic Arts video game for Universal Pictures.

The project has been in development for many years, with Universal securing the rights to the game in 2008, two years before its release. The game is based on the famous literary work, following Dante Aligheri, a knight who teams up with the poet Virgil to rescue Dante's lover Beatrice from the nine rings of hell. He eventually becomes a pawn in a war between heaven and hell.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Evil Dead’ 'A Conversation with Bruce Campbell' Blu-ray Featurette

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Evil Dead’ 'A Conversation with Bruce Campbell' Blu-ray Featurette

This Tuesday, the most terrifying movie of the year finally comes home on Blu-ray and DVD. Directed by Fede Alvarez, Evil Dead stars Jane Levy as a young strung out drug abuser who spends a weekend getaway in the woods trying to detox. When one of her friends reads aloud from the book of the dead, found in a cellar full of dead cats, all hell breaks loose and plenty of severed limbs are left littering the kitchen floor. Star of the original The Evil Dead, producer Bruce Campbell, gave his full blessings to this new version of an old classic. Watch as he talks about the film in our exclusive 'A Conversation with Bruce Campbell'. Then be sure to check out this blood soaked slab of juicy meat when it chainsaws its way into stores July 16.

Evil Dead was released April 5th, 2013.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Evil Dead’ Cast and Crew Interviews!

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Evil Dead’ Cast and Crew Interviews!

Many cried foul (and other obscenities) when it was announced that Sam Raimi's 1981 classic The Evil Dead was getting the remake treatment. The tide has certainly turned the other way, with a spate of favorable reviews for Evil Dead, a film that many are calling the most frightening movie of the year. Jane Levy stars as Mia, who heads up to a remote cabin with her friends David (Shiloh Fernandez), Olivia (Jessica Lucas), Eric (Lou Taylor Pucci), and Natalie (Elizabeth Blackmore) for a weekend getaway in director Fede Alvarez's thriller. Their trip takes a drastic turn for the worse when the Book of the Dead is read from, causing an evil presence to possess and haunt them to their very core. Our own Todd Gilcrhist recently sat down with stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, and director Fede Alvarez to discuss this terrifying thriller, arriving in theaters April 5. Check out our exclusive interviews with the cast and crew of Evil Dead, and find out who may live to star in the sequel.

Evil Dead was released April 5th, 2013.

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‘Evil Dead 2’ Script in the Works, ‘Evil Dead’ Reactions Arrive from SXSW

‘Evil Dead 2’ Script in the Works, ‘Evil Dead’ Reactions Arrive from SXSW

Friday night, Fede Alvarez brought his Evil Dead remake to SXSW, where it was met with a thunderous crowd response. After the movie was over, the director confirmed that Sony Pictures is moving forward on Evil Dead 2 and that a screenplay is already in the works.

This news shows how confident Sony Pictures, and the film's producers, Robert G. Tapert, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi, are in the project. The producers were all involved in the original The Evil Dead, upon which this movie is based.

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