Lee Cronin will direct the franchise’s fifth installment, which will take the action out of the woods and into the city for the first time. Cronin was hand-picked by Raimi for the role, which is no minor feat.
The premise for the film has been revealed jointly by Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema, and HBO Max, in which a woman named Beth travels to visit her sister Ellie, who lives in a small, cramped apartment in Los Angeles with her three children.
The Evil Dead Rated R
The Evil Dead franchise returns this year with a whole new film from the original trio who started it all, with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, and Rob Tapert producing Evil Dead Rise, which will be released later this year on HBO Max.
Evil Dead, the cult-classic comedy-horror franchise, is making a comeback with a fresh, horrific plot. Evil Dead Rise is a revival of Sam Raimi’s 1981 demonic possession tale