The Evil Dead franchise returns to theaters next year with Evil Dead Rise, a brand new movie from Warner Bros./New Line and director Lee Cronin (The Hole in the Ground) that’s headed to the big screen on April 21, 2023. Out of BruceFest this week, producer Bruce Campbell has shared a new look at the movie today, introducing the franchise’s latest victims.
Campbell tweets, “For the Deadites who weren’t able to make it to BruceFest this year, I’m very excited to share this shot of the family from Evil Dead Rise. See them come together or be torn apart only in theaters April 21.” Check out Campbell’s tweet below.
And if you missed it, here’s a first look at one of the film’s Deadites as well!
Gabrielle Echols (Reminiscence), Morgan Davies (The End) and Nell Fisher (Splendid Isolation) will star in the new movie alongside Alyssa Sutherland and Lily Sullivan.
Here’s the official plot synopsis for Evil Dead Rise…
“In the fifth Evil Dead film, a road-weary Beth pays an overdue visit to her older sister Ellie, who is raising three kids on her own in a cramped L.A apartment. The sisters’ reunion is cut short by the discovery of a mysterious book deep in the bowels of Ellie’s building, giving rise to flesh-possessing demons, and thrusting Beth into a primal battle for survival as she is faced with the most nightmarish version of motherhood imaginable.”
Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Robert Tapert are producing Evil Dead Rise. According to Campbell, the three have been “very involved” in the project every step of the way.
Campbell, however, will NOT be appearing in the film as Ash Williams. Evil Dead Rise will instead be a brand new movie with brand new characters and a brand new storyline.
For the Deadites who weren’t able to make it to BruceFest this year, I’m very excited to share this shot of the family from Evil Dead Rise. See them come together or be torn apart only in theaters April 21. #EvilDeadRise @EvilDead pic.twitter.com/VvnECjH164
— Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) December 2, 2022