New Evil Dead movie is coming out soon from producers Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell, and the movie is being directed by Lee Cronin.
The movie will be called Evil Dead Rise, and it will center on a completely new everyday guy heroic character. Campbell also told that the story will be set in a city, saying, “The Evil Dead is going to fuck up a city this time.”
The movie has been in development for a while now, and Campbell revealed that that Evil Dead Rise is set to go into production this year. He said:
“Planning to shoot the next Evil Dead movie in New Zealand later this year. [It’s] set in a modern-day urban setting. It’s out of the woods.”
Campbell also revealed that the story will be based around a woman and talked about how the creative team is making the new movie as well as the heroine’s motive, saying:
“Rebooting can be very confusing and frustrating and not always successful. Reboot, sequel, remake; we have all these crazy terms. What we’re doing now is we’re saying, ‘Look, this is another Evil Dead movie and that book gets around, a lot of people run into it and it’s another story.’ The main key with Evil Dead is they’re just regular people who are battling what seems to be a very unstoppable evil, and so that’s where the horror comes from. It’s not someone who’s skilled. They’re not fighting a soldier. They’re not fighting a scientist. They’re not fighting anybody more than your average neighbor. This one is going to be a similar thing. We’re going to have a heroine, a woman in charge, and she’s going to try and save her family.”
I love the concept for the movie, and it’ll be awesome and fun to see how it going to be. The director of the movie also talked about the movie and the key to making it work, saying:
“For me, the key thing I kept reminding myself of, when you’re in the trenches and you’re developing something, was to make sure it’s a roller coaster. To make sure that it has twists and turns and that it’s visceral and engaging. To sum all that up, to come back to what I just said, I wanted to create a roller coaster of terror. That was really the key for me. my memories of Evil Dead, when I watched them at a young age, always marveling at ‘how does this even exist?’ It just continues to poke at my brain and refresh every time I watch it. So to boil it down to an even simpler thing was that it’s experiential. It has to be a horror experience. And that”s the key and that’s what I’m trying to achieve with this.”