Good news (I think)! Diablo will be rewriting the Evil Dead remake:
The Evil Dead remake has been confirmed today, with Oscar winning screenwriter Diablo Cody on hand to give the script a finishing touch. On Tuesday, news came through that the Evil Dead franchise was to resurface but it was uncertain if this would be in the shape of a fourth instalment or a remake.Go Diablo, I hope you bring it.
Diablo Cody is the latest name to be attached to the project, joining the new director Federico Alvarez. In a press release producers Sam Raimi - pictured below - Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell said: “We are committed to making this movie and are inspired by the enduring popularity and enthusiasm for the Evil Dead series.”
“We can’t wait to scare a new generation of moviegoers using filmmaking techniques that were not available to us thirty years ago as well as Fede [director Federico Alvarez] bringing a fresh eye to the film’s original elements.”