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the long awaited Rise of the Wicked Dead has been upgraded from an exclusive broadcast to a full theatrical release, its director confirmed.
Originally intended to be exclusive to HBO Max, Rise of the Wicked Dead will scare audiences around the world in theaters. This is a slight shock, given the various problems and setbacks experienced by a multitude of projects like Bat girl, Scooby DooY Batman: Caped Crusader on streaming service.
Director Lee Cronin shared the news on his social media, tweeting that “Evil Dead will rise!” and that “the countdown to the carnage had begun” for its new April 2023 release date.
Originally intended to be a 2013 sequel Evil Deadit was later scrapped after director Fede Álvarez became an “artist in demand” according to Evil Dead student Bruce Campbell. Following this, a completely new film with Irish director Lee Cronin was announced.
Rise of the Wicked Dead it was confirmed, and it didn’t take long for it to be put in order. Three Australian actors joined the cast, Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan and Morgan Davies, and the film was shot in nearby New Zealand. Where exactly does this movie fit into the Evil Dead timeline unclear – originally a 2013 sequel Evil Dead it was meant to be army of darkness 2 but that idea later became Ash vs Evil Dead.
Rise of the Wicked Dead will haunt theaters from April 21, 2023.