If you skipped the theatrical run for Evil Dead Rise, your chance to catch it on streaming is coming in a few days. Warner Bros announced the movie will arrive on Max June 23, viewable for anyone that has a subscription.
When I was just a little boy, I asked my mother: “when are they going to stop putting Que Sera Sera in movie trailers? I’m sick of it already and I’m just a little boy.” Mother replied, “Whatever will be, will be.”
The dead are coming back….Evil Dead Rise, a brand-new movie in the series, is now in the works at New Line Cinema. But it’s exploring new territory…the film will be the first in the series to debut on streaming in the US: HBO Max has the rights. (In England and France it will be released theatrically.)
Now for some news that’s not so groovy. Bruce Campbell delivered a career-defining performance in 1981’s The Evil Dead and its sequels, successfully marrying horror and comedy through the unhinged, wisecracking, chainsaw-limbed Ash. Campbell made Ash one of the most beloved horror movie characters of the slasher era, if not all time, and though he’s put on a few pounds since, he was welcomed back with open arms when Starz decided to make an Evil Dead TV series.
Andrew David Barker is a British born filmmaker turned author, who transformed his love of horror movies into a creative legacy that is blossoming as we speak. I recently reviewed his engaging indie film A Reckoning here and was inspired to take it a step further by getting inside the creative process that birthed this unique cinematic experience.
Barely into the release of season 02, Ash Vs. Evil Dead has already been given the green light to get a third season. What started out as a fan desire has now become a full franchise.
The Evil Dead franchise is enjoying a nice surge as of late. Starz recently premiered a new episode TV series Ash vs. Evil Dead starring the amazing Bruce Campbell as the reluctant Deadite-smashing hero, Ashley “Ash’ Williams. The show was already picked up a second season. On top of that, Dynamite Entertainment looks to ride that wave of momentum with a new comic book series based on the franchise, Army of Darkness: Furious Road.
San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest events on the calendar, and with it comes its trademark mix of comics, movies, TV, games, cosplay, toys, weirdness and much more. We’ve tried desperately to keep track of everything that went on and cherry pick out the best news from the show. Here’s our picks from the TV show present at SDCC.