Monday, July 28, 2014

Bruce Campbell, James Buckley join Welcome to Purgatory

Evil Dead and Inbetweeners stars join cast of fantasy feature.

Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell and James Buckley, best known as Jay in British comedy The Inbetweeners, have joined the cast of fantasy feature Welcome to Purgatory.

The film, from Cupsogue Pictures, also stars Jillian Murray, Nathan Jones, Jack O’Halloran and Stephen Marcus, and will film at Pinewood Studios ahead of a theatrical release in 2015.

Directed by Gene Fallaize, it centres on three new arrivals to Purgatory as they navigate the Afterlife, helped by Guardian Paul. But after the gates of Heaven and Hell are broken, leaving the Afterlife in ruins, the new arrivals must put things right to avert a battle between good and evil.

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Bruce Campbell Will STAR In the “Evil Dead” TV Series! #SDCC

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Back on Friday Sam Raimi broke the news out of the ongoing San Diego Comic-Con that he’s been developing a television series based on his The Evil Dead franchise.

He also explained on the “The Last of Us” panel that he and his brother Ivan, along with Bruce Campbell, are currently writing the “Evil Dead” series.

Late last night some mega news hit while I was fast asleep recharging from yet another massive news outing. Campbell responded to a fan, via Twitter, confirming that the intentions are for him to star in said series.

The Fede Alvarez-directed Evil Dead remake, which hit theaters in April of 2013, bowed well for Columbia Pictures earning close to $100M worldwide. Said remake is rumored to actually be the third sequel – following The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness – which would eventually tie into the original trilogy. At the end of the movie, they teased Campbell’s return as Ash (below) – does this mean Campbell will play Ash in the new series? Probably. Will it tie into the movie? Hopefully. Will we see another movie? I’d bet on it.


Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Last of Us | Comic-Con panel 2014 Sam Raimi

The full The Last of Us panel from ComicCon 2014 in San Diego.
Sam Raimi will produce The Last of Us - The Movie.
Maisie Wiliams from Game of Thrones might play the lead role!

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Friday, July 25, 2014

SDCC: Sam Raimi Is Writing An EVIL DEAD TV Series

While announcing the Last of Us movie at the Screen Gems panel at Comic-Con, Sam Raimi dropped a side bit of news: he's writing an Evil Dead TV show, and it's going to involve Bruce Campbell. Ivan Raimi is co-writing.

What does that mean? What is an Evil Dead TV show even about? Is it spinning off from the reboot, or is it a continuation of the original series? There are no other details... right now.


Bruce Campbell and Maisie Williams to Star in Sam Raimi's The Last of Us Film Adaptation - Hardcore Gamer

A trailer was just shown at San Diego Comic Con that has announced further details for the upcoming The Last of Us film adaption. The project will be headed up by Sam Raimi of Spider-man/Evil Dead fame and star Bruce Campbell and Maisie Williams. Williams has been in talks to portray Ellie, with Campbell’s position being unconfirmed, although Neil Druckmann has stated he likes him for Joel.

This will certainly be both Campbell’s and Wlliam’s biggest starring role to date, with the former having an illustrious career as a B-movie actor, TV star and frequent Sam Raimi cohort. Williams is best known as starring as Arya Stark in HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Check out the film’s first poster here and our review of the game here.


Monday, July 21, 2014

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Tested: How The Evil Dead's Tom Sullivan Mastered Low-Budget Effects

When Sam Raimi went to college at Michigan State, he formed a tight group of filmmaking friends. Scott Spiegel, who wrote Evil Dead 2, bonded with Raimi over their mutual love of The Three Stooges. Bruce Campbell became Raimi’s square jawed leading man, and Rob Tapert would become Sam’s long time producer. Another important member of that filmmaking fraternity was Tom Sullivan, who did the make-up effects for The Evil Dead. If Raimi's seminal horror debut is renowned for its low-budget production, it was Sullivan who gets the credit for providing those memorable scares with such limited resources.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

60 sec review. 2014 NECA Evil Dead II: 8 inch Deadite Ash.

Review #2: A 60 sec review of The 2014 NECA Evil Dead II: Deadite Ash 8 inch MEGO style action figure. Be sure to add the Fly on Facebook:

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Featured Twitter Pic: Kayla Ezell at the original Evil Dead Cabin site in Morristown, TN

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Today I traveled to the place where the Evil Dead cabin used to stand. It was amazing #horror #EvilDead @EvilDeadNews