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R-rated ‘Evil Dead’ Resurrects Evil One Week Earlier

Mark your calendars for April 5 as the FilmDistrict and TriStar Evil Dead remake opens in theaters one week earlier than original planned. Yay!

In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

Directed by Fede Alvarez, the R-rated remake stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore, Jessica Lucas and Bruce Campbell.

Check out 10 facts about the new Evil Dead, as well as our set reports.



  • Aaron Emery

    I know it’s only a week but… Fuck yes! that’s one less week of waiting!

  • Kroork

    That’s awesome! I tweeted Bruce asking ( as a joke) if a movie has ever been released before its release date because people wanted to see it so bad. Well I guess today I got my answer and the answer was YES! I know it’s just a week but its still cool!

  • djblack1313

    the sooner i get to see this the better. and the movie will have no real competition that weekend. Tom Cruise’s OBLIVION opens (in IMAX) on the 12th along with SCARY MOVIE 5 million.

  • yellowsicktoad

    I wonder (and fear) how long I have to wait for Evil Dead in Denmark.

    • Ress EZ

      yellowsicktoad, if you’re asking that regarding your country, I’m afraid my country will not allow it to play due to graphic contents. For all I know, I haven’t seen the poster at the nearby movie cineplex where I’m living. THAT is the biggest fear of all!

  • Kenzo

    Hearing one week earlier makes me wet. Knowing the kind of film this is it’s probably BLOOD lol jk. But this is great news man awesome news!

    • djblack1313

      Kenzo, LOL! 🙂

  • En_Noir

    Best news I’ve heard all day.

  • willyd

    Cmon April 5th!!!!! I’m there for the first showing.

  • SawanBlood

    good news just keeps on rolling in about this movie.

  • Taboo

    I’m soo seeing this!

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  • GhettoWerewolf

    The sooner the better.

  • KorovaMilkbar

    so pumped about this one….

  • Ress EZ

    The studio is sooo confident and from the looks of it, it is not blindly. Yes!

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