Director Talks EVIL DEAD Remake

A big thanks to Horror-movies.ca and Elpais.com and also Google Translator for this EVIL DEAD update.
With all of the EVIL DEAD remake/sequel rumors which have been circulating for years, it was a relief to finally have an official announcement last week. And now we have some more information, straight from Director Federico Alvarez.
Check out these few excerpts from Federico (the translation isn't 100% but I'm sure you'll manage)

"We realize the mistakes not to make. As fans of the original we know what we are going to offend those who are also fans and what we will not bother you, but we can not make a movie just for them."

And on the subject of Bruce Campbell making an appearance:
"Especially among fans nobody wants to see a celebrity in a remake like this," Federico then goes on to say that Campbell will be making a cameo towards the end of the film, and also that some of the characters and story details will be changed while still keeping the basic outline of the original film.

I guess I was kind of excited when I first heard about a fourth EVIL DEAD film, but as time has gone on I seem to be getting less and less hopeful. First of all is the fact that Diablo Cody will be responsible for the script. With only two films under her belt, (JUNO and the horrible JENNIFER'S BODY) is she really the best choice for a remake of one of the greatest cult horror films ever? I say no.
Second is Federico Alvarez himself. He will be making his debut with this film (and there's nothing wrong with that) but if anybody has seen his short film PANIC ATTACK they will realize how much this guy seems to love CGI and that, in my opinion is not good.
But still I have hope. With Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell both involved, it may actually turn out to be a decent film. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.

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