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'Evil Dead 2' is "Not Going to Happen" Says the Team Behind the Remake

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by Mike Sampson October 30, 2013 @ 9:22 AM
At the SXSW premiere of the 'Evil Dead' remake, director Fede Alvarez told the hopped up crowd that Sony Pictures loved the film so much, he was already hard at work writing the sequel. And, when we spoke to producer Rob Tabert the next morning, he told us, "We would love for Fede to do ['Evil Dead 2']."
But, something changed between March and now as the current word is that 'Evil Dead 2' is "not going to happen."

Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2013 Movie Characters

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by Britt Hayes October 23, 2013 @ 1:41 PM
A24/Sony/Warner Bros./Screen Gems
Halloween is right around the corner, and if you're a movie fan, choosing your costume this year could be pretty tough. Will you go as Alien from 'Spring Breakers,' or make an old classic new again by dressing up as Carrie White from 'Carrie'? Don't worry -- we've done all the heavy lifting for you. Whether or you're a male or a female movie fan, we've put together this guide to Halloween costumes inspired by 2013 movie characters. We'll tell you what to buy and where you can buy it so you'll be the best dressed this Halloween.

Reel Women: On Inappropriate Reactions from the Audience and Where Responsibility Lies

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by Britt Hayes April 5, 2013 @ 12:15 PM
Sony Pictures/Lionsgate/A24/Open Road Films
When are we to be held accountable for the way we react to what's on screen, and how much of our reaction is to be blamed on the director's failure to communicate clearly? For this we look to the new 'Evil Dead,' 'Tyler Perry's Temptation,' 'The Host' and 'Spring Breakers' -- four very different movies, but all with something in common.

Exclusive: The Director and Producers of 'Evil Dead' Talk About How (and Why) They Remade a Classic

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by Mike Sampson April 5, 2013 @ 11:40 AM
New Line Cinema
There are a million reasons why an 'Evil Dead' remake shouldn't work. So many, in fact, we won't even start listing them all here. And yet this 'Evil Dead' remake is still a success (read our 'Evil Dead' review here). How is that possible? And how did they do it without the help of CGI, which is far-too-prevalent in horror movies these days? We sat down with director Fede Alvarez, producer Rob Tabert and a guy you might have heard of named Bruce Campbell, to talk about remaking one of the most beloved horror movies of all time.

Exclusive: 'Evil Dead' Cast Talks the Grueling Shoot, the 'Evil Dead 2' Plot and More

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by Mike Sampson April 3, 2013 @ 10:58 AM
Sony Pictures
Star of the original 'Evil Dead' (and producer of this remake) had one thing to say to the new cast as they prepped to begin shooting: this is going to be miserable.
Between the prosthetics, the contact lenses, the running, the screaming, the getting vomited on...there were some long days on the 'Evil Dead' set for sure. We talk to the 'Evil Dead' cast in this exclusive video about the worst part about filming, what makes it all worth it and what they know about 'Evil Dead 2.'

'Evil Dead' Review

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by Matt Singer April 2, 2013 @ 7:26 AM
Sony Pictures
"Let's hope this still works," says David (Shiloh Fernandez) as he puts a key into the door of his family's old cabin in the woods. But of course he's not just talking about the key; he's talking about the idea of remaking 'The Evil Dead,' the 1981 cult classic that launched the careers of writer/director Sam Raimi, producer Robert Tapert, and star Bruce Campbell and remains close to the hearts of discerning horror fans everywhere. Between the original film and its two sequels, 'Evil Dead II' and 'Army of Darkness,' Raimi, Tapert, and Campbell created one of the most iconic horror franchises of all time. But that was thirty years ago. Times change; tastes change. And in the interim, 'Evil Dead' has been ripped off by so many other movies its plot smells about as fresh as a fruit cellar full of rotting cat corpses. Forget hoping it still works; you'd need the mother of all prayers, and maybe a blood sacrifice or two, to make an 'Evil Dead' remake click.

Crazy Rumor of the Day: 'Evil Dead' Remake and 'Army of Darkness 2' Will Crossover For 'Evil Dead 7'?

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by Jacob Hall March 31, 2013 @ 10:24 AM
Sony
This is an idea so nutty that we're not even sure it's possible: what if the upcoming 'Evil Dead' remake is actually a sequel to the original film and is heading toward a crossover with the "old" films for 'Evil Dead 7,' which will see Bruce Campbell's Ash, fresh out of the recently announced 'Army of Darkness 2,' teaming up with the new characters? If you're not a horror fan, that surely reads like gibberish. If you are a horror fan, your brain may have just exploded.

'Evil Dead' GIFs: 10 of the Film's Most Cringe-Worthy Moments

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 29, 2013 @ 3:07 PM
Sony Pictures
So much of the fun of 'Evil Dead' is squirming in your seat. The plot - while there are some new updated devices - is largely something you should feel familiar with but the bloody parts? Those are something new and they're executed in a way (without CGI) that will impress even the most hardened gorehounds among you. To help celebrate those moments, we created 10 'Evil Deadl GIFs compiling all the nasty, gory, bloody and cringe-Worthy bits into little animated files you can to send to your friends to creep them the f--- out.

New 'Evil Dead' Clip: Stabbing, Slashing and Smashing

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by Mike Sampson March 28, 2013 @ 3:10 PM
Sony Pictures
Having seen 'Evil Dead' (you can read our review here), we expected this new clip to cut away before the real nasty stuff starts. It doesn't. This new 'Evil Dead' clip is probably your best indication of the film so far. The tensions escalate to the point where things get bad and then they get worse and then they get even worse after that until you're literally sitting on the edge of your seat, half-cringing. Don't worry, it's OK to watch through your fingers.