Sam Raimi writing ‘Evil Dead’ TV series

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Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead series could be coming to TV. In a surprise appearance at San Diego Comic Con, Raimi announced that he and his brother Ivan are writing a show based on the franchise, and that it will star Bruce Campbell. We know pretty much nothing else, but it’s extremely exciting news. In addition to the original trilogy of films, a remake of The Evil Dead was released in 2013, but it wasn’t directed by Raimi and didn’t star Bruce Campbell.

We also got some news about the film adaptation of 2013 game The Last of Us. Naughty Dog writer Neil Druckmann and producer Raimi revealed one potential casting choice: Maisie Williams, better known as Arya on Game of Thrones. Druckmann and Raimi stressed that they’d only met with Williams,…

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