Friday, October 31, 2014

Bruce Campbell Charms Columbus Underground

Interview Excerpt:

CU: Anybody who follows you on Twitter @groovybruce knows the rumor of an Evil Dead TV show. What are your comments on that?

BC: My comment is: those ain’t rumors, babycakes. We’re in the middle of talking to companies right now. There’s a huge amount of interest in resurrecting old, crabby Ash to get back into the service. Wake up from his trailer park home and go save the world again. It’s going to be a bumpy ride, let me tell you.

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Bruce Campbell On Why ‘Evil Dead’ Isn’t As Funny As You Think

Interview Excerpts: The original “Evil Dead” is a pretty gruesome horror flick, but many of the over-the-top scenes come across as being humorous. Does the film function, in some ways, more as a comedy than a scary movie?

Campbell: You’re completely wrong about that. It’s not a comedy at all. It was never intended to be a comedy. What you have is very extreme situations that will make people laugh. Somebody gets stabbed in the Achilles with a pencil and blood comes gushing out—some people are going to laugh. The dialogue is all straight, it’s delivered straight, which is why the remake was done serious as well. The original “Evil Dead” has very hokey dialogue delivered by very inexperienced actors. You’re going to get some comedy out of that potentially, but there are also some good horrific moments.

The pundits have made it into a comedy, and they’re so wrong. When some of the reviews for the “Evil Dead” remake in 2013 were like, “This movie has no comedy like the original,” it’s like, what are you talking about? A woman got raped by a f-----g tree in the original. To me, that’s not funny. Will we ever see the return of Ash to either the big or small screen?

Campbell: We’re trying to get Ash as a TV show right now. We’re currently negotiating with a company to get this thing on the air. It’s basically the return of Ash in the modern day, reenlisting to kick some demon ass. So, you know, until the deal is signed, there’s not a whole lot you can talk about. But yeah, we’re actively trying to get that going.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

AFM: Sam Raimi Gearing Up ‘A Man in the Dark’ with ‘Evil Dead’ Director Fede Alvarez

In a pre-American Film Market move, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will re-team with “Evil Dead” collaborators Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues on the thriller “A Man in the Dark.”

Good Universe will launch international sales next week at AFM. WME Global will be handling the North American sales.

Alvarez directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Sayagues on last year’s “Evil Dead,” the fourth title in the “Evil Dead” franchise and the first not directed by Raimi. That film 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 exec produce. Erin Westerman will oversee the project.

The story centers on a trio of teens who get away with perfectly planned home robberies and have targeted a reclusive blind man with millions of dollars in hiding. But as soon as they break into his home, the tables are turned and they find themselves fighting for survival against a psychopath.

Raimi’s best known for directing the “Spider-Man” trilogy.

Alvarez is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and Karl Austen of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein. Sayagues is represented by WME and Anonymous Content. Dan Freedman negotiated their deals on behalf of Ghost House Pictures.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Evil Dead 2 Trailer - Homemade Shot for Shot

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Featured Video: 7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Evil Dead!

It’s the cult classic that inspired several re-makes, re-dos and sequels, but we’re pretty sure even you midnight-screening superfans out there didn’t know all 7 of these groovy tidbits about the original Evil Dead! Subscribe:

We present you with some little-known behind-the-scenes knowledge that you may not have caught, even on the 84th viewing. And these are just some of the trivia we turned up! If you want to see a follow up video, perhaps involving some info from Army of Darkness, or Evil Dead 2, hit the THUMBS UP!

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Ellen Sandweiss is coming to the 12th Weekend of Horrors in Germany

Ellen Sandweiss from The Evil Dead is a coming to the 12th Weekend of Horrors from 14.-16. November 2014 at the Turbinenhalle Oberhausen.

The Weekend of Horrors is Europe's largest convention / event for horror fans that takes place for the 12th time in November.

Experience Horrors Stars Live, Autograph Sessions, Star Talks, Horror Shows, Lectures, Exhibitions, Photoshoots, Workshops, Game Area, Film Festival, Cosplay Zone, Dealers from across Europe and much more ...

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Army of Darkness is on IFC Today at 8:45 AM and 2:30 PM ET

Next On:

Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8:00 PM ET
Monday, Oct. 20 at 10:45 AM ET
Saturday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 PM ET
Saturday, Oct. 25 at 4:15 PM ET
Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 2:45 AM ET
Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7:15 PM ET


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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Evil Dead Film Festival and Evil Dead Musical promo

October 2014 in Syracuse NY is EVIL DEAD MONTH. Evil Dead The Musical and Evil Dead 35mm Film Festival. Ticket and promotional information.

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