Originally Posted by SaxCatz
Why all the negative comments about a possible remake?
While I am not a big proponent of remakes & by no means think that a masterpiece such as Evil Dead should be remade, lets admit that the film has ALREADY been remade twice in the introductions to both Evil Dead 2 & Army of Darkness. Undoubtedly, a third sequel would result in a third remake. The only question is whether the remake comprises the entire film or just the introduction.
Given that the Evil Dead revolves around The Necronomicon I see no reason to do a straight remake. Put the book in a different scenario (a library or museum perhaps?) and feature different characters and the end result is going to be more or less the same: The deadites come back, possess each character one by one and then proceed to fuck with the last remaining survivor. It would serve to be both a sequel AND a reboot. Is there any real reason to name that person "Ash"? Not really, because we all know that Bruce Campbell is
Ash. Accept no substitutes.