As previously announced Rob Tapert's classic Evil Dead is set for a reboot. Bruce Campbell was starred in Rob and Sam's movie as Ash, has revealed that Ash will not be back.
This comes as a huge surprise/shock to many Evil Dead movie fans and Bruce Campbell fans since Ash an iconic action hero in the movie.
Evil Dead was created by Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi back in 1981. The movie is about five friends go up to a cabin in the woods where they find unspeakable evil lurking in the forest. They find the Necronomicon and the taped translation of the text. Once the tape is played, the evil is released. One by one, the teens are possessed. With only one remaining, it is up to him to survive the night and battle the evil dead.
Bruce tweeted the following:
GroovyBruce Bruce Campbell ?@Shipwreck2k: That's the first i've heard of the remake.. Who are they casting for ash?? No Ash character currently.
The Evil Dead remake will start shooting early 2012 in New Zealand.
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