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Campbell later described the filming process as nearly "twelve weeks of mirthless exercise in agony", though he allowed that he did manage to have fun while on set.
Four days of re-shoots were then done to complete the film. After the extensive filming process, Raimi had a "mountain of footage" that he had to put together.
Paul's assistant was Joel Coen of the Coen brothers , who helped with the film's editing. Coen had been inspired by Raimi's Within the Woods and liked the idea of producing a prototype film to help build the interest of investors.
The film's first cut ran at around minutes, which Campbell called an impressive achievement in light of the minute length of the screenplay.
It was then edited down to a more marketable 85 minutes. Dead chickens were stabbed to replicate the sounds of mutilated flesh, and Campbell had to scream into a microphone for several hours.
Much like Within the Woods , The Evil Dead needed to be blown up to 35mm, then the industry standard, to be played at movie theaters.
With the film completed, Raimi and the crew decided to celebrate with a "big premiere". Local turnout for the premiere exceeded the cast's expectations, with a thousand patrons showing up.
The audiences responded enthusiastically to the premiere, which led to Raimi's idea of "touring" the film to build hype.
Raimi showed the film to anyone willing to watch it, booking meetings with distribution agents and anyone with experience in the film industry.
Romero 's Night of the Living Dead and other famous horror films. Raimi brainstormed several ideas, eventually going with The Evil Dead , deemed the "least worst" title.
Shapiro was a founder of the Cannes Film Festival , and allowed Raimi to screen the film at the festival out of competition.
USA Today released an article about King's favorite horror films; the author cited The Evil Dead as his fifth favorite film of the genre.
The film's press attracted the attention of British film distribution agent Stephen Woolley. Fangoria started covering the film in late , writing several articles about the film's long production history.
Audience reception at both screenings was widely enthusiastic, and interest was built for the film to such an extent that wider distribution was planned.
New Line Cinema wrote Raimi a check large enough to pay off all the investors, and decided to release the film in a unique manner: Because of its large promotional campaign, the film performed above expectations at the box office.
It quickly became that week's best-selling video release, and later became the year's best-selling video in the UK, out-grossing large-budget horror releases such as The Shining.
The film's release was met with controversy. Raimi made the film as gruesome as possible with neither interest in nor fear of censorship, which led to the film's receiving an X rating and being named a " video nasty ".
Congress Video, a company notable for public domain films, issued its version in The resurgence of The Evil Dead in the home-video market came through two companies that restored the film from its negatives and issued special editions in Anchor Bay was responsible for the film's first DVD release in , and between them, Elite and Anchor Bay have released six different DVD versions of The Evil Dead , most notably the "Book Of The Dead" edition, packaged in a latex replica of the Necronomicon sculpted by Tom Sullivan and the three disc "Ultimate Edition" which contained the widescreen and original full frame versions of the movie.
Upon its release, contemporary critical opinion was largely positive. It summarizes the film: Slant Magazine ' s Ed Gonzales compared the film to Dario Argento 's work, citing Raimi's "unnerving wide angle work" as an important factor to the film's atmosphere.
He mused that Raimi possessed an "almost unreal ability to suggest the presence of intangible evil", which was what prevented the movie from being "B-movie schlock".
Glanville noted that other than the "ill-advised trees-that-rape scene", the film is "one of the great modern horror films, and even more impressive when one considers its modest production values.
It started as a disastrous failure to obtain a big break with a too long, too perilous shoot note Campbell's changing hairstyle in the various scenes of the one-day plot.
The film went through name changes and bannings only to survive as not only 'the ultimate experience in grueling horror' but as an oft-imitated and cashed-in-on classic, with 30 years of positive reviews to prove it.
While The Evil Dead received favorable critical comment when it was initially released, it failed to establish Raimi's reputation. The film, Crimewave , was a box-office failure.
Evil Dead II was filmed and released in , and was also a box-office success. The Evil Dead and its sequels have become one of the largest cult film trilogies in history.
Critics have often compared Campbell's later performances to his role in Evil Dead , which has been called his defining role. The Evil Dead has spawned a media empire.
A video game adaptation of the same name was for the Commodore 64 in , as was a trilogy of survival horror games in the s and early s: Hail to the King , Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick and Evil Dead: The character Ash became the main character of a comic book franchise.
Ash series, Herbert West in Army of Darkness vs. In addition, the film has inspired a stage musical , Evil Dead: The Musical , which was produced with the permission of Raimi and Campbell.
The musical has run on and off since its inception in It features actress Jane Levy as the main character, with Ash not appearing. In , an ongoing television continuation of the films called Ash vs Evil Dead premiered on the Starz Network.
The first episode was directed by Raimi, and Campbell is reprising his role as Ash. The series is being produced by Renaissance, and follows an older Ash as he encounters the Kandarian Demon again.
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The series revolves around the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis , an ancient Sumerian text which wreaks havoc upon a group of cabin inhabitants in a wooded area in Tennessee later confirmed to be Elk Rapids in Michigan.
The protagonist, Ashley Joanna "Ash" Williams Bruce Campbell is the only character to appear in every installment of the original trilogy, with the exception of his main love interest Linda, who appears in Army of Darkness during only the prologue.
Tapert , and starring Campbell. The franchise has since expanded into other formats, including video games, comic books, a musical , and a television series.
Before the television series, Ash vs Evil Dead , was announced, at least three other installments of the franchise were in development: In July , Bruce Campbell stated it was likely that the planned sequel would instead be a TV series with him as the star.
The series was renewed for an additional twenty episodes and starred Bruce Campbell as Ash and was executive produced by Campbell, Sam Raimi, and Rob Tapert.
In January , Bruce Campbell was a college dropout who had just quit his job as a taxicab driver. Sam Raimi was studying literature at Michigan State University with Robert Tapert , who was finishing his economics degree.
While putting the finishing touches on It's Murder! Raimi felt it impossible, stating that they could never acquire the funding.
These were the practical reasons that convinced the three to put forth a feature-length film. A well-noted scene from It's Murder moved Raimi to write the short film Clockwork.
The three felt the end result was very effective and represented a new direction that their films could take, that of a semi-successful horror film.
This would later lead to research of low-budget horror films at the local drive-in theater. The many films that they watched were the "two films for two dollars," allowing them the chance to document the behavior of what would become their target audience.
Campbell said, "The message was very clear: Keep the pace fast and furious, and once the horror starts, never let up. The idea to do a "prototype" was commissioned, to prove not only to themselves, but also to potential investors, that they were capable of doing a full-length horror film.
The same year, at Michigan State, Raimi had been studying H. Lovecraft and was most impressed with Necronomicon , or simply The Book of the Dead.
From these rough concepts, he concocted a short story where a group of four friends unwittingly dig up an Indian burial ground and unleash horrific spirits and demons.
Within the Woods , as well as serving as a prototype, had impressed the filmmakers. For a marketing strategy, a screening was arranged at their former high school, with a positive response.
Filming was first commissioned for the summer of in Michigan. In order to organize the budget, Sam Raimi , Robert Tapert and Bruce Campbell bought a few "how to make an independent film" guide publications.
However, due to technical difficulties, it was decided to move it up to 16 mm format, as they wanted to film the project in the style of the many low-budget films at the time that had come out in the s.
He stated, "Fellas, no matter what, just keep the blood running. Most importantly, Grainger provided the name of a distributor in New York City whom they could approach for possible distribution.
One of Campbell's old girlfriends named Andrea allowed them to stay at her apartment. Andrea's cat fell asleep on Raimi's face without even disturbing him, and Raimi, who is allergic to cats, had his eyes swollen shut.
Filmed in , released in , this is the first film in the series. It introduces the series' protagonist , Ash, and the Book of the Dead and what it brings along.
Released in , this film is a sequel to the original continuing where the last film ended, a recap of the previous film is shown in the beginning, though it is often confused as being an edited remake of the beginning of the first film and shows the horrors of Ash's battling with the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis and demons.
Filmed in , released in spring of in the United States, this is the third film in the franchise and the last featuring Ash Williams taking a lead role so far , taking Ash back in time to England in AD.
The movie has horror attributes, but is based mainly on slapstick and action. This time the evil creatures are explicitly referred to as "Deadites.
Evil Dead is the title of a film that serves as a soft reboot and a continuation of the Evil Dead franchise.
Unlike the first three films, the film does not feature the character of Ash Williams in a major role, the character only appearing in a post-credits scene , instead following a new protagonist named Mia Allen.
The film is considered a continuation of the franchise and plans to feature both Ash and Mia in future installments have been discussed.
At the premiere event for the film, Alvarez announced that a sequel is in the works but has backed out of writing and directing the film.
At a WonderCon panel in March , Campbell stated that their ultimate plan was for Evil Dead 2 and Raimi's Army of Darkness 2 to be followed by a crossover film which would merge the narratives of Ash and Mia.
Raimi confirmed plans to write Evil Dead 4 with his brother; it was later specified that this film would be Army of Darkness 2.
These random comments slip out of either my mouth or Sam Raimi's mouth, next thing you know, we're making a sequel. Evil Dead is on Starz. These were followed by three unrelated movies: Umberto Lenzi 's La Casa 3 a.
Ghosthouse , Fabrizio Laurenti 's La Casa 4 a. Witchery and Claudio Fragasso 's La Casa 5 a. This is similar to what has happened in George A.
Romero 's Living Dead series starting with Zombi 2. Awards Pictures, a company that attempted to begin a new line of movies in the series in , announced plans in May to film an Evil Dead 4 , one that has nothing to do with the original films.
Because of this, Sam Raimi sued Awards Pictures in an attempt to stop them from making said film, due to his own plan to someday film one himself.
Genesis of the Necronomicon, Evil Dead: Genesis of the Necronomicon, Part 2 or Evil Dead: The Cabin in the Woods also features many references to the film and even features Deadites and the possessed trees although this is considered more a reference than a direct sequel.
The film was released to a limited number of theaters on October 26, and was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on February 10, Four days before its premiere, the show was picked up for a second episode season.
The series lasted for three seasons 30 episodes before it was cancelled by Starz in April Following the series' cancellation, Bruce Campbell announced he was officially retired from playing Ash.
There have been six Evil Dead video games:. A trade paperback of this series was released by Dynamite Entertainment on September 25, In , Dynamite Entertainment acquired the license to publish titles based on Army of Darkness and, in conjunction with Devil's Due Publishing , released the Army of Darkness: Ashes 2 Ashes mini-series.
A second mini-series, Army of Darkness: Shop till You Drop Dead followed in Later that year, Dynamite separated itself from Devil's Due and began focusing entirely on self-published titles featuring the Army of Darkness franchise.
This included an ongoing series that began in and saw Ash battling other horror icon such as Herbert West and Dracula. The series lasted thirteen issues before being rebooted with a second volume in