'Evil Dead Rise' will be getting a cinematic release, after previously being confirmed to debut on HBO Max.
The next film in the legendary horror franchise will be hitting the big screen next April, with Deadline reporting the trailer received a rapturous response at the CineEurope convention.
Considering fans wished that 'Prey' received a cinematic release, it appears that common sense has prevailed and a horror film will be seen in the cinema, as nature intended.
There is a strong Irish interest for the next installment of the franchise, with Dublin man Lee Cronin tapped by Sam Raimi to write and direct the film.
The 'Hole In The Ground' director joined the project in 2020, and the horror helmer confirmed the news on his Twitter account.
The plot for 'Evil Dead Rise' concerns the discovery of a mysterious book in an apartment building in Los Angeles, which turns the apartment block into literal hell on earth.
'Evil Dead Rise' is confirmed to be a proper sequel in the series, with Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell serving as executive producers on the film.
The film was borne out of abandoned plans for a sequel to the 2013 Fede Álvarez film, and interest in the franchise has been piqued thanks to the release of the 'Evil Dead' video game.
'Evil Dead' has been one of the most prominent franchises in horror ever since it burst onto the scene in 1981, with the films famed for their excessive gore and comedy clements.
Star Bruce Campbell has been coy about his involvement in the film, sating that the TV series 'Ash versus Evil Dead' was going to be the last time we see Ash Williams in action.