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Sam Raimi Confirms New Evil Dead On The Way With New Director

October 6, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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It’s official…a new Evil Dead film is on the way, and it will be with a new director at the helm. Sam Raimi confirmed at New York Comic Con (per that he is developing a new Evil Dead.

Raimi added that while Bruce Campbell will not be reprising his role in the film, but will be producing it. There’s no word on who the director is, or whether the film will be a follow-up to the 2013 reboot directed by Fede Alvarez and starring Jane Levy as Mia.

Raimi joked about Campbell’s retirement of Ash that the star is “tired of me throwing blood on him. 40 years of Bruce and those sticky syrup shirts… He wants to work again, but he just doesn’t want to play that role right now.”

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