'Evil Dead' television series in the works, says Sam Raimi

'Evil Dead' television series in the works, says Sam Raimi

SAN DIEGO, July 25 (UPI) --Sam Raimi says he and brother Ted Raimi have an "Evil Dead" television series in the works, and star Bruce Campbell is involved.
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'The Evil Dead' remake starts shooting

'The Evil Dead' remake starts shooting

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- Principal photography has begun on the remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film "The Evil Dead" in Auckland, New Zealand, the movie's producers said Friday.

Climate change said to threaten Asia's 'Rice Bowl'

BANGKOK, April 12 (UPI) -- Catastrophic flood-drought cycles could threaten Asia's rice production and pose a significant threat to millions of people across the region, researchers say.

'Burn Notice' prequel movie on its way

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Jeffrey Donovan is set to direct the upcoming movie prequel to the TV drama "Burn Notice," USA Network said Tuesday.

Study: Boy birth rate on rise in Vietnam

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A United Nations Population Fund official says a study of Vietnam's birth rate in recent years revealed a spike in the number of boys being born.

Campbell: 'Burn' a change for cult fans

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Cult film star Bruce Campbell says his most dedicated fans are wondering why he chose to join the U.S. TV series "Burn Notice."

Volcanic deposits may aid lunar outposts

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. study of radar images of the moon suggests deposits from early lunar volcanoes might be useful to astronauts at lunar stations.

'Aqua Teen' to swim into U.S. theaters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The quirky animated TV series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" is set to undergo a Hollywood adaptation this year from First Look Pictures.

Dates attached to 'Spider-Man 3' works

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Tentative dates have been set for the release of a new movie trailer and making-of book associated with the upcoming Hollywood sequel, "Spider-Man 3."

Indonesia expels Christian aid groups

JAKARTA, March 17 (UPI) -- The Indonesian government has asked Christian relief agencies to leave the tsunami-devastated predominantly Muslim Aceh region, the Washington Times reports.

Sam Raimi's Evil Dead set for remake

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- While all three of Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" films remain highly popular among horror movie fans, there is going to be a remake, Empire Magazine says.

Lynda Carter plays principal in comedy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Lynda Carter, best known as "Wonder Woman," has been picked to play a U.S. high school principal in a new comedy film, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

More 'supervillain' clashes planned

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema is considering bringing Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees back for another clash of "supervillains," the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

'Bubba Ho-tep' to get U.K. release

LONDON, April 30 (UPI) -- "Bubba Ho-Tep," the latest film from straight-to-video king Bruce Campbell, is expected to be released in British theaters.

Bruce Campbell to appear in 'Spider-Man 2'

HOLLYWOOD, March 8 (UPI) -- "Evil Dead Trilogy" star Bruce Campbell has a small role in "Spider-Man 2," Empire Magazine Online reported Monday.
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Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. A legendary B-Movie actor, Campbell is most famous for his starring roles in cult films like The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, Crimewave, Army of Darkness, Maniac Cop, Bubba Ho-tep, Escape From L.A. and Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat. He stars in a spoof of his B-movie cult status in the 2007 film My Name Is Bruce. He has starred in mainstream cinema as well, most notably Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Congo and McHale's Navy. Campbell has had an extensive working relationship with director Sam Raimi, starring as Ash in Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy of horror-slapstick as well as cameos in Raimi's Spider-Man series and Darkman. He is currently starring as Sam Axe in Burn Notice on the USA Network.

Campbell was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, the son of Joanne Louise (née Pickens), a homemaker, and Charles Newton Campbell, an amateur actor and traveling billboard inspector. He has an older brother, Don, and an older half-brother, Michael Rendine.

Campbell's first wife was Christine Deveau, whom he married in 1983. They had two children, Rebecca and Andy, before their divorce in 1989. Campbell currently lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, with his second wife, costume designer Ida Gearon, whom he met in the set of the movie Mindwarp.

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