Lily Collins has dropped out of The Evil Dead remake, directed by South American director Federico Alvarez, due to scheduling issues.

The actress was in talks to star as a young woman trying to kick a drug habit when demons far scarier than addiction rear their heads.

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The Evil Dead tells the story of five twenty-something friends who become holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead. An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.