Bruce Campbell – Evil Dead remake is ‘fabulous’

Bruce Campbell‘s cult classic Evil Dead is the latest horror movie getting the remake treatment, but unlike previous horror re-dos this has the full support of Campbell, original director Sam Raimi and producer Robert G Tapert.

Digital Spy had a natter with Burn Notice star Campbell – a producer on the new Evil Dead – to discuss the movie and a potential reunion with Raimi on Oz.

You mentioned the Evil Dead movies earlier – there’s a new remake coming out…
“There is. We’re all involved as producers.”

How is it going to be different from the original films?
“There’s none of the original characters. We didn’t want to compare apples with apples. It’s a contemporary movie – just like Evil Dead was contemporary in 1979, this is contemporary for young adults now.

“It’s basically five new kids who are going to have a really bad night with a brand new director – Fede Alvarez, who was handpicked by Sam Raimi. I’ve seen it already; I think it’s definitely fabulous.”

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