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Evil Dead director wants to break horror mould

Evil Dead director wants to break horror mould

Jul 17 2013, 12:30am CDT | by

'Evil Dead' director Fede Alvarez wants the film's sequel to be a continuation of the first. The filmmaker - whose remake of the classic 1980s film received acclaim from horror fans earlier this...

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Evil Dead director wants to break horror mould

Jul 17 2013, 12:30am CDT | by

'Evil Dead' director Fede Alvarez wants the film's sequel to be a continuation of the first.

The filmmaker - whose remake of the classic 1980s film received acclaim from horror fans earlier this year - doesn't want to fall into the trap of other scary sequels that simply retell the same story with a different cast, and hopes to make a direct follow-up to his first film.

He explained to Collider.com: ''Maybe because I'm a child of the '80s, but for me, a sequel is a story that follows the previous one. Sometimes if you haven't seen the original then you don't understand the second one., like 'Back to the Future 2'; if you haven't seen the first one, you're not going to get anything out of 'Back to the Future 2'. So that's kind of my ideal sequel - a movie that continues the story, takes one character and moves on, and moves forward with that character that survived with the first one. That's what I want to do.

''But the reality of the industry today is that the sequel is just the same concept, but with a new bunch of characters. That's the reality of 'Final Destination' or 'Saw'. Generally it's a new bunch of characters and you play with the same concept again. But I don't think, personally, we should just get a new bunch of kids and throw them in the cabin and open the book again. ''

'Evil Dead', which starred Jane Levy, was a huge hit upon its release in April, grossing nearly $100 million.

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Evil Dead's Sam Raimi & Fede Alvarez Reteam

Oct 31 2014 12:11am CDT | Source: ign

Sam Raimi is reuniting with Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues, the duo behind 2013's remake of Raimi's cult horror flick Evil Dead, on a different kind of feature. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alvarez will direct the thriller A Man in the Dark, with Raimi set to produce. Alvarez will also reteam with his Evil Dead co-writer Sayagues on the script, which centers on three teens who carry out perf ...
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"Evil Dead" Team Head Into "The Dark"

Oct 30 2014 6:48pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

"Evil Dead" remake director/writer Fede Alvarez, co-writer Rodo Sayagues, and producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert are set to serve in the same capacities on the upcoming thriller "A Man in the Dark" at Ghost House Pictures The story follows three teens who regular pull off perfectly planned home robberies. They plan one last job, to rob a reclusive blind man with millions of dollars in ...
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Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert Re-Team with EVIL DEAD Director Fede Alvarez for A MAN IN THE DARK

Oct 30 2014 2:33pm CDT | Source: Collider

The team behind the Evil Dead remake is getting back together, but it’s not for a sequel.  Ghost House Pictures announced today that Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will reunite with writing partners Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues on the thriller A Man in the Dark.  Alvarez and Sayagues wrote the 2013 Evil Dead remake, which Raimi and Tapert produced and Alvarez directed, and they will all assume those same roles on this new film.  The story revolves around three teens with a pen ...
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'Evil Dead' Is the Latest Movie Trilogy to Get the Fan-Edit Treatment

Oct 17 2014 11:44am CDT | Source: yahoo

An enterprising fan has re-cut the popular horror trilogy into a single four-hour fil ...
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