What is upcoming horror film Evil Dead Rise about?

Evil Dead Rise, Warner Bros. Production released April 21, 2023
Evil Dead Rise, Warner Bros. Production released April 21, 2023 /

The Evil Dead franchise is getting another movie added to its lineup! Warner Bros. Pictures is giving upcoming film Evil Dead Rise a theatrical release on Friday, April 21, 2023. Are you ready for more of this iconic horror franchise? We sure are!

The production was originally supposed to just be digitally released on HBO Max, but the company has now decided to give the project the big screen treatment. It’s not known yet whether the film will be released on the streaming service at a later date. But we’ll be sure to keep you up to date on that info!

The movie stars Alyssa Sutherland as Ellie and Lily Sullivan as Beth. Joining the two actresses onscreen are Gabrielle Echols as Bridget, Morgan Davies as Danny, Nell Fisher as Kassie, Jayden Daniesl as Gabriel, Tai Wano as Scott, Billy Reynolds-McCarthy as Jake, and Mia Challis.

According to Collider, franchise star Bruce Campbell, who plays main character Ash Williams in the films and show, only serves as a producer on the sequel, with director Lee Cronin taking charge behind the camera. Though in Evil Dead Rise, you can expect a very small cameo in the form of Campbell voicing a priest on a record that’s being played back, the news outlet shares.

The very first film in the franchise, The Evil Dead, was released in 1981, followed by Evil Dead II in 1987, Army of Darkness in 1992, Evil Dead in 2013, and television series Ash vs Evil Dead which aired from 2015 to 2018 for three seasons.

So what can we expect to see in the upcoming movie? We’ve got the answer for you below!

What is Evil Dead Rise about?

Warner Bros. Productions. is staying tight-lipped when it comes to the movie’s description and details, but we do have and idea of what to expect thanks to the logline released by the company, as well as the trailers There are two videos, one for mature audiences and the other which is scaled back. We provided both below!

"Moving the action out of the woods and into the city, “Evil Dead Rise” tells a twisted tale of two estranged sisters, whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable."

Are you excited for the franchise to continue expanding? Will you be watching the sequel? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Evil Dead Rise makes its theatrical debut Friday, April 21, 2023.

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