Evil Dead 2 is being written, says Fede Alvarez

Evil Dead 2 is being written and it’ll be a new trilogy reckon Fede Alvarez and Bruce Campbell

Jane Levy as Mia in Evil Dead
Jane Levy as Mia in Evil Dead

Fresh from gaining a rapturous response at SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, director and co-writer Fede Alvarez stunned audiences in a Q&A by announcing that work has already begun on a  sequel to the cult horror remake.

“I guess this is an official announcement: We are already writing Evil Dead 2,” said Alvarez, while co-producer Bruce Campbell added that they’re imagining a new trilogy.

Evil Dead is in cinemas 19 April 2013. Pick up the original The Evil Dead on DVD for £9.65 and Blu-ray for £8.29 from Amazon.co.uk.