The long-awaited next Evil Dead movie is actually happening, according to Ash Williams himself, actor Bruce Campbell. However, the original trilogy’s director, Sam Raimi, will not direct the film, instead passing the baton — er, chainsaw? — to a new director. And, according to Campbell, Ash himself will also be sitting out this installment.
In a chat with Empire, Campbell revealed the next Evil Dead movie is being written and directed by Lee Cronin. Raimi and Campbell appear to be involved in a producing capacity.
“It’s called Evil Dead Now. Sam handpicked Lee – he did a cool movie