Sam Raimi

Modern ‘Xena’ Reboot in Development at NBC, Because NBC

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 20, 2015 @ 3:03 PM
Universal
You may have seen word strewn about recently that former Xena star Lucy Lawless had in mind to pitch a revival of the classic Warrior Princess drama, and NBC, being NBC, may have beaten her to it. A new report suggests NBC has begun development of a “modern” Xena reboot with a Hunger Games flair, and at least some of the original talent involved.

Sam Raimi Shares Support for Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot

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by Britt Hayes July 18, 2015 @ 12:20 PM
Sony
It’s still a bit strange that we’re getting a third Spider-Man franchise already — the second reboot in three years, and the second reboot since Sam Raimi kicked off the franchise with 2002's Spider-Man. Following Marvel and Sony’s highly-anticipated deal to collaborate on the new reboot of the character, Raimi himself is weighing in with his thoughts on the deal and his faith in the future of Spidey.

Starz’s ‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ Hails to the King in First Groovy Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 10, 2015 @ 9:06 PM
Starz
We’d known it was coming, and Bruce Campbell teased us plenty, but nothing brings out Ash Vs. Evil Dead like a full-barrel boomstick and chainsaw trailer. See Ash reborn to fight a new wave of Deadites, and Hail to the King by the full promo, you groovy babies!

‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ Teases First Trailer Footage, New Necronomicon Photos

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 7, 2015 @ 12:52 AM
Starz
Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead gave us a taste of groovy Bruce reprising his chainsaw-wielding icon, as will Friday’s Comic-Con 2015 panel Hail to the King by a full trailer, but why wait? Bruce Campbell himself has revealed the first footage of the new Sam Raimi series, while an inside look at the Necronomicon also previews the Deadites’ return.

Bruce Campbell Looks Pretty Groovy in First ‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ Photo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 1, 2015 @ 11:45 AM
Starz
Good ol’ groovy Bruce Campbell has remained as handsome as ever, but can the aging lothario still slip into the aging lothario role of Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead? A resounding Hail to the King, as Ash returns to chainsaw-wielding form by the first photo of Starz’s new Deadite drama.

Comic-Con 2015: Starz Brings ‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ and ‘Outlander’ to San Diego

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 11, 2015 @ 9:40 PM
Starz
Starz’s Outlander made a big splash at Comic-Con last year, but will Claire or Jamie be groovy enough to handle what big Bruce brings to the table? We’ll find out at Comic-Con 2015, as Starz takes both Outlander and Ash Vs. Evil Dead to the big show in San Diego. Oh yes, kings will be hailed, on either side.

‘Poltergeist’ Review: A Decent Remake Haunted By the Spirit of the Original

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by Matt Singer May 22, 2015 @ 9:22 AM
20th Century Fox
Everything that goes wrong in Poltergeist stems from an act of desecration; the building of a cookie-cutter housing development on top of an old cemetery. Some might find the sheer act of attempting a remake of Poltergeist similarly disrespectful; the 1982 original is something of a masterpiece of suburban terror. But if viewers can look past the sheer audacity of attempting another Poltergeist, they’ll find a solid modernization, the cinematic equivalent of a decent cover version of a great rock song. It’s totally superfluous, and not nearly as satisfying as the original, but well-performed and effective in its own way. It’s nice (or, in this case, deeply unsettling) to revisit an old classic in a new arrangement.

‘Poltergeist’ Clip: They’re Not Here, But They’re Coming

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by Britt Hayes April 29, 2015 @ 8:18 PM
The upcoming remake of Poltergeist is attempting to “contemporize” the original story for a more modern audience, since, you know, young modern audiences generally take issue with anything “old.” The first clip from the film gives us a taste of what they mean by that with a new take on an iconic scene, swapping “they’re here” for “they’re coming,” which is kind of the same, but different.

Starz ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Summons New Photo, May Ignore ‘Army of Darkness’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 23, 2015 @ 1:03 PM
Starz
We’re still in a bout of disbelief over Starz returning Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell to their respective grooves for Ash Vs. Evil Dead, but that certainly won’t stop the Deadites from rising. Now, the trio of Campbell, Raimi and Rob Tapert have opened up on details of the new series, also revealing the first production photo.

Starz’s ‘Ash Vs. Evil Dead’ Gets Groovy First Teaser and Poster

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 2, 2015 @ 12:43 PM
Starz
It isn’t hard to imagine Bruce Campbell back in the chainsaw-wielding saddle for Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead TV series, what with three movies and countless tie-ins prior, but the new 2015 horror series has a teasery first-look. Check out a stylish new glimpse of Ash Vs. Evil Dead, and get ready to hail to the king!