Shiloh Fernandez Will Battle Deadites in the Evil Dead Remake

Shiloh FernandezHey, guess what, folks, the remake of “Evil Dead” has found its male lead, and it’s “Red Riding Hood’s” Shiloh Fernandez.

Yeah. Excited yet?

The remake will be brought to you by Fede Alvarez, who wrote and will direct (with a script rewrite by Diablo “Juno” Cody). It will be more of the same, but with some differences. This time around, there will be no Ash character, though pretty much everything else will be the same as the Raimi film, including kids in a cabin, demons being summoned by a Book of the Dead, and other deadite shenanigans. Sexual violations by way of tree branches may or may not be repeated.

With a leading man in the cabin, the production now needs to replace Lily Collins, who previously thought about joining, but then ultimately decided to bail for greener — and no doubt, less bloody — pastures.

Original director Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and star Bruce Campbell will produce the remake. So yes, if you want to bitch and moan about the remake, do it at the guys who made the first movie. Raimi in particular have been trying to remake his own film for years now.


Via : Variety