New Evil Dead Spin-Off In The Works Following Evil Dead Rise’s Success
Evil Dead Rise, the latest installment in the iconic horror franchise, was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $147 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing movie in the franchise’s history.
New Evil Dead Spin-Off Announced
Following the success of Evil Dead Rise, a new Evil Dead spinoff movie is officially in development.
Sébastien Vaniček To Helm
Sébastien Vaniček, a rising horror filmmaker, has been tapped to co-write and direct the new Evil Dead spinoff.
Vaniček made his feature directorial debut with Infested (Vermines), a Horror film that won Best Picture and Best Director at Fantastic Fest and earned a nomination for Best Motion Picture and a Special Jury Prize at Sitges Film Festival.
Details Under Wraps
Plot details and a production start window for the new Evil Dead spinoff have yet to be revealed.
Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert Producing
Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert, the creative forces behind the Evil Dead franchise, will produce the new spinoff through their Ghost House Pictures banner.
Continuing The Franchise’s Best Trend
The New Evil Dead spinoff continues the franchise’s trend of putting rising independent filmmakers at the helm, following in the footsteps of Fede Álvarez, who directed the 2013 reboot.
Evil Dead’s Critical Success
Across five Movies and a three-season TV show, the Evil Dead franchise has yet to receive a Rotten score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
Bruce Campbell’s Involvement Uncertain
It is unclear whether Bruce Campbell, the iconic star of the original Evil Dead trilogy and Ash vs. Evil Dead, will be involved in the new spinoff.
Potential Animated Series
Campbell has expressed interest in an animated Evil Dead series, which could potentially bring back his beloved character, Ash Williams.
Release Date TBA
As the project is still in the early stages of development, a release date for the New Evil Dead spinoff has yet to be announced.