Sam Raimi News
feedproxy.google.com – Once upon a time, Sam Raimi wanted to call his third Deadite-killing expedition Medieval Dead, and briefly flirted with the title Evil Dead III: Army of Darkness, before simply releasing the movie as Army of Darkness in 1992. There’s no question that the film is a sequel to Evil Dead II; it uses Bruce Campbell as the same lead character, Ash, and involves many familiar Evil Dead elements. 9 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
bleedingcool.com – The stats are in and it’s official: Oz The Great and Powerful is a smash hit. I expect it’s really rather likely that Disney will push their sequel plans all the way to fruition but when they do, will they still have director Sam Raimi on side? Well, that’s looking much less likely. 10 weeks 22 hours ago via donnieyen
1:32 PM 3/8/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
If it’s true that every story, especially reboots, face pressure to be knowingly meta, Oz The Great and Powerful has a “get out of jail free” card. A prequel, of sorts, to the 1939 Technicolor musical, The Wizard of Oz, this extended metaphor about the magic of illusion and richness of fantasy has nothing to bring it back to the ground.
5:50 PM 3/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
Sam Raimi was once attached to direct the big screen adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment's popular video game World of Warcraft, which at its peak had over 12 million monthly subscribers. We found out last year during the San Diego Comic-Con that he's off the project.
fb.indiewire.com – It's unfortunate that director Andrew Stanton has to deal with his $250 million-budgeted “John Carter” being synonymous with high-stakes cinematic failure, but such are the risks that come with the gamble. Bryan Singer is the latest to join the club however, after “Jack the Giant Slayer” ($195 million) swiftly bombed at the box office this past weekend, earning just $27.2 million. 10 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
collider.com – Once upon a time, Spider-Man director Sam Raimi was set to direct the adaptation of Blizzard’s uber-successful MMORPG, World of Warcraft. It was a time for celebration amongst movie fans and gamers alike as Raimi seemed like a bold, exciting choice for the project which promised to rival the scope of films such as The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. 10 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
moviesblog.mtv.com – Promotional interviews for a film, especially big-budget stuff, like "Oz the Great and Powerful," tend to cover fairly safe, publicist-vetted topics instead of breaking new ground, typically to the boredom of the interviewee. But occasionally, like in this BBC Radio 1 interview with Mila Kunis and "petrified" newby Chris Stark, a star can take control of the chat and reveal a bit of themselves with the help of a nervous first timer. 10 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
moviesblog.mtv.com – Over the weekend at a press conference for "Oz the Great and Powerful," director Sam Raimi spoke about his plans to finally get working on a fourth "Evil Dead" movie, one that would follow "Army of Darkness" instead of the Fede Alvarez's upcoming, super-gory remake. "I would love to make 'Evil Dead 4,'" he said. 10 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman