NYCC: Evil Dead Panel

Evil Dead Remake Panel


Hey Otakus and Geeks fans, Sean (The True Comic Fan) and I got a chance at this years Comic Con to attend the Evil Dead panel. Now I was only six when the original Sam Raimi film was first released, but a friend introduced me to it in my teens and I was hooked ever since.

The Evil Dead panel was F*%#king Awesome!!! I mean I wanted to grab my Boom Stick and go fight some demons myself. The remake will be released on April 12, 2013 and stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore. 

In the Evil Dead remake the story centers on five twenty-something friends holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead and unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

In the beginning of the panel we were given a teaser picture (shown below from entertainment weekly) myself and fans thought this would be the only glimpse of the film we would get……..but wait……like opening that present you’ve been waiting for on Christmas, they gave us an exclusive look at the trailer. I can’t begin to describe how great the movie looks. The scenes are defiantly an upgrade from the original. All I’m really going to say is when the trailer drops, this will be the movie you’ll want to see.

Bruce Campbell was funny, charismatic and he kept everyone who attend the panel entertained the entire time. Producer Campbell added, "As middle-aged filmmakers now, we realized maybe it's just too late to strap on that chainsaw one more time." He went on, "The point is, it's time to give these people what they want - a new experience done with handsome young thespians covered in new buckets of blood, from a new director hand-picked by Sam Raimi himself."