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Bruce Campbell Reveals Who Will Play Ash in 'The Evil Dead' Remake

By: Peter Hall on September 15, 2011 at 2:56PM Comments (5)

Even though horror remakes tend to rile their fanbases more than any other type of remake, few have rattled the fanboy cages harder than The Evil Dead. After all, how could anyone dare attempt to step into Bruce Campbell's shoes in the role of Ash, destroyer of deadites?  That role is so uniquely Bruce Campbell. Thankfully Sam Raimi agrees.

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Mila Kunis May Play Wicked Witch of the West in 'Wizard of Oz' Prequel

By: Erik Davis on February 18, 2011 at 3:29PM Comments (23)

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Sam Raimi's Wizard of Oz prequel is still going through some changes, as Robert Downey Jr. recently dropped out (with James Franco rumored to replace him). Now, there's word that Mila Kunis may join the film, titled Oz, The Great and Powerful, which will tell the story of the iconic wizard and how he actually wound up becoming the Wizard of Oz.

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Scoop This: 'Superman', 'The Hobbit', 'Wizard of Oz' Prequel

By: Erik Davis on October 6, 2010 at 6:00PM Comments (86)

In the day or so since it was announced that Zack Snyder would be directing Superman: Man of Steel, new reports have surfaced claiming to know a little of the story surrounding this latest incarnation.  The original script featured Clark Kent as he traveled the world as a...

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Alien Overload? Now Sam Raimi is Staging Massive Alien Invasion Film?

By: Erik Davis on September 30, 2010 at 1:58PM Comments (9)

Sam RaimiJust today alone we’ve posted two trailers involving alien-related storylines, and a slew more are scheduled to hit theaters over the next two years. Obviously vampires are beginning to pass the trend torch over to aliens, and eventually they’ll pass the torch to something else. We may not be showing alien fatigue yet, but by the time Sam Raimi brings us...

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Sam Raimi to Tackle Wyatt Earp Sci-Fi Western

By: Erik Davis on July 20, 2010 at 2:14PM Comments (5)

Sam RaimiWell, we can probably say for certainty that Sam Raimi won't be directing The Hobbit anytime soon. The Spider-Man director is still working on a World of Warcraft movie, but before that gets underway it looks like he'll be tackling another sci-fi flick called Earp: Saints for Sinners, based on an upcoming graphic novel.

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Sam Raimi to Direct Downey Jr. in 'Wizard of Oz' Prequel

By: Erik Davis on June 15, 2010 at 10:55AM Comments (11)

Sam RaimiWell, boys and girls, it looks like this Wizard of Oz prequel is shaping up to be quite the project. Deadline reports that Spider-Man director Sam Raimi has hopped onboard Oz: The Great and Powerful, which will star Robert Downey Jr. in an origin story about the all-powerful Wizard; where he came from, and how...

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Studios Battle for Rival '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' Remakes

By: Erik Davis on May 18, 2010 at 10:39AM Comments (6)

20,000 Leagues Under the SeaWhen it's all said and done, we'll most likely wind up with only one updated version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea arriving in theaters (most likely in 3D), but for the time being multiple studios are battling each other above the sea hoping to launch their big-budgeted, high-profile 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea before their competitors can get their act together.

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Sam Raimi to Help Produce the Next 'District 9'

By: Erik Davis on November 30, 2009 at 2:53PM Comments (3)

Sam RaimiCould the next District 9 come from Spider-Man director Sam Raimi? Well, actually, it won't directly come from Sam Raimi, but the director behind the Spider-Man franchise and Drag Me to Hell will be producing a new film from an unknown director whose short film has made waves online.

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Sam Raimi Talks 'Spider-Man 4' Villains

By: Erik Davis on October 13, 2009 at 2:40PM Comments (4)

Spider-Man and SandmanEver since fans were critical of Spider-Man 3 because of the multiple villains factor, folks have been after Sam Raimi to reveal which (and how many) villains would be included in the fourth installment. Unfortunately Raimi continues to play dumb when it comes to Spidey 4, insisting that they're still trying to figure out the script and storyline – slowly carving out...

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Fanboy Fix: 'New Moon' Movie Poster, 'Thor' Casting Heats Up and Sam Raimi Dishes on 'Spider-Man 4'

By: Erik Davis on May 19, 2009 at 5:32PM Comments

The time has come for all of you hardcore Twilight fans to rejoice (that means you should throw up your arms and cheer after reading my next sentence – high-fiving is optional)! Yup, the first official movie poster (featuring actual characters) for The Twilight Saga: New Moon has finally arrived online and in your local newspaper…and, well, I don’t think it hides the fact that...

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