‘Evil Dead Rise’ – Bruce Campbell Says Next Year’s New Movie is “Dark” and “Pretty Serious”

At the time of its release, director Lee Cronin‘s (The hole in the ground) Evil Dead Rise, the new installment of the Evil Dead franchise that goes directly to HBO Max, will be the first film in the franchise in almost 10 years, following in the wake of Fede Alvarez Evil Dead and, of course, the Starz series “Ash vs. Evil Dead” that brought Bruce Campbell back into the mix.

Evil Dead Rise It’s likely on its way sometime next year, with no date at this time, and filming is complete. Speaking to the BlairWitch.De website, Bruce Campbell gives us a bit more information on what to expect from the new movie. And to be clear once again, Campbell is creatively involved in the project as a producer, but is not expected to appear in the film in any way.

But first, the official plot synopsis of Evil Dead Rise

“On the fifth Evil Dead In the movie, Beth, tired of the road, visits her older sister Ellie, who is raising three children alone in a crowded Los Angeles apartment. The sisters’ reunion is interrupted by the discovery of a mysterious book in the bowels of Ellie’s building, which gives rise to flesh-possessing demons and pushes Beth into a primal battle for survival as she faces the most terrifying version. of motherhood. imaginable.”

[The film will be] different, this is dark, this is quite serious”Campbell tells BlairWitch.De. “Good, solid performances. She is a single mother who now has to deal with this book. [of the dead]. These days it’s more about the book. That book moves … it is delivered, it is transmitted. People try to get rid of it, they try to bury it or destroy it, and they really can’t. So this book keeps popping up. So it’s really just another story of what happens if this book appears in the lives of this particular group of people and how it intersects. “

Campbell continues: “Lee Cronin is a very serious man. He is a very serious director. He is a very atmospheric director. It’s going to be really good. We have seen a rude [cut] of that already. It has all the components we need, you just need … like everything … it has to fit. But we are in good shape. We let you have a lot of creative freedom. But the basics remain the same. The book, the possession, the rules of how to get rid of them. Each new heroine or hero has to learn to dispel evil.

“This family is not the same at the end of the movie. They are gutted. The whole family is destroyed. These people are possessed: brothers, sisters, sons, daughters. It is a family affair. This is a family affair. They are all related in this one. I think that makes the possession and murder of your brothers, things like that, even more difficult.. “

Gabrielle Echols (Reminiscence), Morgan davies (The end) and Nell fisher (Splendid isolation) will star in the new film alongside Alyssa Sutherland and Lily sullivan.

Sam raimi, Bruce campbell and Robert Tapert they are producing Evil Dead Rise. According to Campbell, all three have been “very involved” in the project every step of the way.

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