February 18, 2018

Sam Raimi Will Not Helm The “Oz” Sequel

Still out doing his "Oz The Great and Powerful" press commitments, filmmaker Sam Raimi has revealed that even if Disney plans to return to Oz, he won't be coming back. "I haven’t planned on directing the sequel. I did leave some loose ends for another director if they want to make the picture... I was attracted to this story but I don’t think the … [Read more...]

Raimi On Aborted “Warcraft,” “Spider-Man 4”

Sam Raimi is continuing his "Oz: The Great and Powerful" publicity duties and, while speaking with Vulture, has touched upon the fate of two other high-profile projects that he is no longer involved in. The first is the "World of Warcraft" movie which Raimi was attached to for several years before dropping out (Duncan Jones is currently slated to … [Read more...]

Sam Raimi Talks “Evil Dead IV” Status

With "Oz the Great and Powerful" hitting cinemas this week, and the "Evil Dead" reboot opening in a few weeks, Sam Raimi is doing publicity left and right at the moment. Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool caught up with the filmmaker who talked about fan pressure to continue the original "Evil Dead" franchise in a fourth film, and how it's only now … [Read more...]

Sam Raimi Hasn’t Seen “Amazing Spider-Man”

One person who doesn't have an opinion on the "Spider-Man" reboot is the previous trilogy's director Sam Raimi. The "Oz: The Great and Powerful" filmmaker tells The Huffington Post that he hasn't seen last year's relaunch of the franchise. However there is no animosity towards those involved, in fact Raimi is exceedingly gracious: Well, I'm a … [Read more...]

Could Sam Raimi Helm “Poltergeist”?

Earlier this week came word that "Rise of the Guardians" scribe David Lindsay-Abaire was the latest name to have a crack at the script for the "Poltergeist" reboot that's been in development for many years. Now, THR has posted up an interview with Lindsay-Abaire which includes the following and unexpected key phrasing: He's penning the script for … [Read more...]

Raimi Wins “Evil Dead” Legal Dispute

Sam Raimi has come out on top in his efforts to stop a production company from releasing an unauthorized sequel to his "Evil Dead" film series says THR Esq.. Back in May, Raimi's Renaissance Pictures sued Award Pictures for the latter's attempts to produce a film entitled "Evil Dead 4: Consequences". In the interim, Award Pictures and its … [Read more...]

Sam Raimi Departs “World of Warcraft”

It seems "The Shadow" isn't the only project filmmaker Sam Raimi was linked to that he's no longer involved with. Speaking about his future projects at Comic-Con, the "Spider-Man 2" and "Evil Dead" helmer confirms that he's no longer involved in the film adaptation of the most famous MMORPG of them all - "World of Warcraft". "Actually, they don’t … [Read more...]

Sam Raimi Produces “Poltergeist” Remake

Sam Raimi is set to produce the remake of the 1982 supernatural horror classic "Poltergeist" at MGM reports Heat Vision. Like the original, the story focuses on a family whose house was built on a holy site and whose daughter is taken by ghosts. David Lindsay-Abaire ("Oz: The Great and Powerful") is working on the script, Raimi is not directing … [Read more...]