Thursday, September 20, 2018

Unrated Version of the ‘Evil Dead’ Remake Finally Coming to U.S. Blu-ray in October!

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John Squires writes:

Back in October of 2016, you may recall, the extended “Unrated” version of Fede Alvarez’s insanely gruesome remake of Evil Dead got a digital release, home to five minutes of footage that was not included in the film’s theatrical release. Oddly, the “Unrated” version was *only* made available digitally, with no home video release in sight at that time.

Two years later, it looks like it’s finally on the way! According to an Amazon listing, Sony will re-release Evil Dead on Blu-ray on October 23, including the theatrical & Unrated versions!

DISC 1: Unrated Version
DISC 2: R-Rated Version:
  • Audio Commentary
  • Making Life Difficult Featurette
  • Directing The Dead Featurette
  • Being Mia Featurette
  • Unleashing the Evil Force Featurette

So what can you expect from the “Unrated Edition” of the Evil Dead remake? Fans who are hungry for way more of the 2013 gore-fest will be happy to hear that it includes just under FIVE MINUTES of footage not seen in the theatrical/home video version, including scenes that were in the trailer but strangely absent from the film itself. As outlined by Movie Censorship (be sure to head over there for literally everything you need to know about this cut), the newly-branded “Unrated Edition” has both additional plot scenes and more violence.

The site notes 27 major and minor differences between the “Unrated Edition” and the theatrical cut, and the additional gore scenes include extended shots of Mia’s tongue slice and Natalie’s self-inflicted arm removal; two of the more gruesome sequences in the film. Perhaps most notably, the scene of David chopping up Natalie’s body with a chainsaw has been restored, which was glimpsed in the trailer but eventually cut by Alvarez.

Additionally, the new version includes a brand new scene during the end credits, which sees Mia being picked up on the side of the road by a kind stranger; contrary to internet rumors when the film was released, the old man in this scene is not played by Bruce Campbell.

More action. More gore. This version is a MUST own.


Thursday, September 13, 2018

Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell thinks a younger actor should take over role of Ash

Last April, Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell announced that he had retired from playing the Deadite-battling Ash Williams following Starz’s cancellation of Ash vs. Evil Dead. So, does that mean the end of the franchise? Not if Campbell has his way.

Speaking to EW earlier this week, the actor revealed that he would like to see a more youthful thespian take over his signature role.

“I’d be perfectly fine if they find some young Ash, do some new incarnation, let some other poor bastard get covered in blood,” said Campbell. “It’s all good.”

Campbell also suggested the possibility of combining characters from Ash vs. Evil with those featured in the 2013 Evil Dead remake.

“I hope there are very many variations of Evil Dead,” he said. “You’ve got the leftover characters from the series, you’ve got the characters from the remake that we did a few years ago. You can intersect universes.”

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Official Announcement and Full Details: ASH VS EVIL DEAD THE COMPLETE COLLECTION on Blu-ray & DVD 10/16

From the official press release:

“Start your chainsaws, because this is going to be a very groovy ride.”
— Kaila Hale-Stern, i09


Street Date: 10/16/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $49.99

DVD SRP: $49.98

Experience all three chainsaw-wielding seasons of the hilarious, critically acclaimed, most-watched comedy on Starz when the Ash vs Evil Dead: The Complete Collection arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD October 16 from Lionsgate. Legendary horror icon Bruce Campbell stars in this series that follows up Sam Raimi’s cult-classic horror film The Evil Dead. The Ash vs Evil Dead: The Complete Collection 6-disc Blu-ray and DVD includes hours of bonus content and will be available for the suggested retail price of $49.99 and $49.98, respectively.

Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell), the chainsaw-wielding, wisecracking antihero of the legendary The Evil Dead films, is back for more gore-filled adventure in this complete 30-episode collection of the “Ash vs Evil Dead” TV series. Follow Ash’s journey as he returns home to Elk Grove, Michigan, meets his long-lost daughter, and unites with former enemy Ruby (Lucy Lawless) and fellow demon fighters Pablo (Ray Santiago) and Kelly (Dana DeLorenzo) for a final blood-splattering stand to save the world!

  • “Inside the World of Ash” Featurette
  • “How to Kill a Deadite” Featurette
  • “Best of Ash” Featurette
  • Audio Commentaries

  • “Season 2 First Look” Featurette
  • “Inside the World of Ash vs Evil Dead” Featurette
  • “Up Your Ash” Featurette
  • “Women Who Kick Ash” Featurette
  • “Puppets Are Cute” Featurette
  • “Dawn of the Spawn” Featurette
  • “Bringing Henrietta Back” Featurette
  • “The Delta” Featurette
  • “How to Kill a Deadite” Featurette
  • “Fatality Mash-Up” Featurette
  • Audio Commentaries

  • “Season Overview” Featurette
  • “Inside the World of Ash vs Evil Dead” Featurette
  • Audio Commentaries

Bruce Campbell                     The Evil Dead franchise
Lucy Lawless                         TV’s “Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Spartacus: War of the Damned”
Ray Santiago                         Meet the Fockers
Dana DeLorenzo                   A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
and Arielle Carver-O’Neill       TV’s “Worst Year of My Life, Again!” and “Suburbs”

Year of Production: 2015-2018
Title Copyright: Ash vs Evil Dead © 2015, 2016, 2018 Starz Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. 
Type: TV-on-DVD
Rating: TV-MA
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Action
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: Spanish, French*, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 14 Hrs., 20 Mins. 
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16x9 (1.78:1) Presentation
DVD Format: 16x9 (1.78:1) Presentation
Blu-ray Audio: English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, Spanish 2.0 Dolby Surround, French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio*
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, Spanish 2.0 Dolby Surround, French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio*
*Seasons Two and Three Only.

Shocktail Hour Presents Evil Dead! Halloween Party!

Halloween is almost here and we're digging up something special when Shocktail Hour shows EVIL DEAD!

It's our annual Halloween party, so join us for a blood-soaked celebration of giggles and gore.

Make a splash with our diabolical drinks! Take a stab at our demonic drawing contest! And don't forget to dust off your your eeriest attire for our second annual costume contest!

Shocktail Hour brings you Halloween early this year. So save the date and book it to Golden West for EVIL DEAD! It'll be a hell of a show.

Source: Aurora Gorealis

Monday, September 10, 2018

Bruce Campbell says ‘Evil Dead’ franchise is dead to him

Bruce Campbell is best known as Ash, the wisecracking, chain-saw-wielding demon hunter in the phantasmagoric “Evil Dead” movies and the Starz spin-off TV series “Ash vs. Evil Dead,” which just ended its run after three seasons earlier this year.

It’s the role that turned the actor into a cult icon — a man who went on to pen three best-sellers and co-star in such series as “Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” and “Burn Notice” — and no doubt will be the subject of many of the questions put to him at the Fandemic pop-culture convention at NRG Center this weekend. But it’s a character he won’t be playing ever again.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Lindsay Farris (ASH VS. EVIL DEAD) wants you to come to NJ HORROR CON

Lindsay Farris (ASH VS. EVIL DEAD) wants you to come to NJ HORROR CON! Get your tickets now at

Source: NJ Horror Con and Film Festival