'Evil Dead' Remake Director Confirms Sam Raimi Directing 'Army of Darkness 2'

Sam Raimi Directing 'Army of Darkness 2'

Universe building is all the rage in movies these days, and alongside superheroes and sci-fi, horror is expanding its scope as well. Paranormal Activity has a expansion series, The Marked Ones, headed to theaters in early 2014, and after the Evil Dead franchise was revitalized with a successful 2013 remake, there's been a rapid expansion of that series' world - both old and new.

First came news that Sam Raimi might be jumping back into the franchise with an Army of Darkness sequel with star Bruce Campbell returning. Things got wilder when it came to light that not only was Campbell back for that project, but that there would also be a sequel to Fede Alvarez' Evil Dead reboot. Finally heads nearly exploded when fans learned that the Army of Darkness continuity with Campbell and the rebooted Evil Dead 2013 continuity could eventually culminate in a crossover film.

Today however, brings some expected - but nonetheless appreciated - confirmation that Sam Raimi will indeed be returning to the sandbox he first built. While responding to a fan query on TwitterEvil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez dropped the following confirmation about the Army of Darkness sequel:

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