Fede Alvarez (Federico Alvarez)
Everything concerning the upcoming remake of the Sam Raimi classic The Evil Dead has been kept pretty hush-hush, but every now and again a few drips and drabs trickle out of the camp, and this time it's Lionsgate's title treatment that has us all wet with anticipation.
I can't say I'm too thrilled about seeing an Evil Dead remake, but after today's bit of news I can guarantee I'll at least laugh my way through Federico Alvarez's upcoming re-imagining of Sam Raimi's classic.
We have all been wondering just what in the world to expect from the upcoming remake of the Sam Raimi classic The Evil Dead, and today The Chin himself took to Twitter to clear up some speculation.
A week or so ago we broke the biggest story of the year, one that let you guys know that the long gestating remake of Evil Dead was indeed a go. The next day a director was announced ... Federico Alvarez. Recently the filmmaker spoke a bit about the project.
When we broke the story about a new Evil Dead flick coming on strong, it was risky. At that time it was unconfirmed, and if we were wrong, there would have been a lot of egg on our faces. Well, we took that chance, and we're happy to say that not only were we right, but you read it here first! Now then ... on to the official word!
We told you yesterday about the breaking news that a new entry in the Evil Dead franchise is imminent and that original director Sam Raimi is involved. Well, that cat is officially out of the bag!