Sam Raimi (who is most known as the director of the original Spider-Man trilogy) confirmed that he wants to make another Evil Dead movie. Raimi gave audiences the first installment in 1981, the film was a great success inspiring two sequels, videogames and a reboot, alongside three seasons of ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead‘ although that sounds like plenty, fans want more and apparently so does Raimi with the filmmaker recently stating that he is indeed interested in developing a new film in the franchise. Star Bruce Campbell and producer Rob Tapert are said to be on board.

“I’d love to make another one. I don’t think TV is in its future but we’re talking – Bruce, Rob and myself – one or two different ways to go for the next one”,

Sam Raimi

Raimi revealed to ‘Bloody Disgusting’.

“We’d like to make another Evil Dead feature and in fact, we’re working on some ideas right now”.

Sam Raimi

It’s unknown if another installment from the franchise will actually be greenlit, Campbell retired from the role of ash, but he surprisingly, is all for a new actor taking on the role.

He stated the following:

“I’d be perfectly fine if they find some young Ash, do some new incarnation, let some other poor bas**rd get covered in blood”

Bruce Campbell

Although Horror reboots have had a tough time in Hollywood, movies such as IT (2017) show that the impossible is certainly possible. Movies such as Halloween (2007) unfortunately show us that rebooted franchises can be a complete disaster.

Check out an official synopsis from each movie:

Evil Dead (1981)

“The Evil Dead focuses on five Michigan State University students: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda, accompanied by Ash’s sister Cheryl, their friend Scotty and his girlfriend Shelly, who venture into the Tennessee hills to vacation in an isolated cabin for their spring break”

Evil Dead 2 (1987)

“The second of three films in the Evil Dead series is part horror, part comedy, with Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) once again battling horrifying demons at a secluded cabin in the woods. After discovering an audiotape left by a college professor that contains voices reading from the Book of the Dead, Ash’s girlfriend Linda (Denise Bixler) becomes possessed by evil spirits that are awakened by the voices on the tape. Ash soon discovers there is no escaping the woods.”

Evil Dead 3: Army Of Darkness. (1992)

“Ash is transported back to medieval days, where he is captured by the dreaded Lord Arthur. Aided by the deadly chainsaw that has become his only friend, Ash is sent on a perilous mission to recover the Book of the Dead, a powerful tome that gives its owner the power to summon an army of ghouls.”

Evil Dead (2013)

“Mia (Jane Levy), a drug addict, is determined to kick the habit. To that end, she asks her brother, David (Shiloh Fernandez), his girlfriend, Natalie (Elizabeth Blackmore) and their friends Olivia (Jessica Lucas) and Eric (Lou Taylor Pucci) to accompany her to their family’s remote forest cabin to help her through withdrawal. Eric finds a mysterious Book of the Dead at the cabin and reads aloud from it, awakening an ancient demon. All hell breaks loose when the malevolent entity possesses Mia.”



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