Sam Raimi’s ‘The Evil Dead’ Returns To Theaters This October To Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

After forty years of terror, The bad death will return to theaters in honor of the 40th anniversary of the iconic horror film. Presented by Fathom Events in collaboration with Grindhouse Releasing, the film will return to the big screen for one night only on Thursday night, October 7. The special screening will also include an exclusive introduction from Bruce Campbell, the star of the franchise. who plays fan favorite hero Ash Williams.

“We are thrilled to give horror fans the opportunity to come together and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sam Raimi’s cult classic. The bad death“Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said in a statement.” Let’s kick off the Halloween season with the movie that started an incredible franchise. “

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Bob Murawski, co-founder of Grindhouse Releasing, who has edited many of Sam Raimi’s films, including Army of darkness Y Spiderman1, two Y 3added: “We are proud to present this special screening of the 40th anniversary of Evil Dead with Fathom Events. The original movie has always been my favorite in the series. It is truly one of the scariest and wildest horror movies of all time. I am delighted that a new generation of fans has the opportunity to experience it the way I did at the beginning: on the big screen with a screaming audience! “

Other fun things are on the way too. In honor of the film’s 40th anniversary, Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release a new collectible box of The bad death,The evil dead ii, and the three seasons of Ash vs. Evil Dead this autumn. Grindhouse Releasing also has for sale several products based on The bad death and merchandising related to the 40th anniversary will be screened.

The bad death is directed and written by Sam raimi and produced by Rob Tapert. Bruce Campbell stars in his debut as Ash in the first installment of what would become a blockbuster horror film franchise. The film spawned two sequels, a reboot, a television series, and an upcoming video game. As Campbell has retired from playing the role of Ash in more live-action projects, we’ll have to keep reviewing his previous performances in the classic movies, although the video game will feature him as the voice of Ash.

A logline from the iconic film reads: “In the first installment of the famous Sam Raimi original The bad death trilogy, Ash (Campbell), his girlfriend Linda (Betsy Baker), his sister Cheryl (Ellen Sandweiss) and the couple Scotty (Hal Delrich) and Shelly (Sarah York), drive to a remote cabin in the woods for a fun getaway. While there, they find the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (also known as “The Book of the Dead”), an ancient tome whose text awakens the dead when read aloud. After unintentionally unleashing an avalanche of evil, the five friends must fight for their lives or be possessed. “

40th anniversary of The Evil Dead It will hit theaters nationwide on Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 pm Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, August 13. You can get more information by visiting the official website of Fathom Events, and you can see what merchandise is for sale at Grindhouse Launch.

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