Bruce hinting at coming back as Ash?

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Reddit post here has this excerpt from the new July 2020 Empire Magazine where Bruce Campbell is interviewed. I don't know if this is a real excerpt and I don't know what context it's in. I look forward to seeing the actual full interview.
 

MaidOfKandar

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Sutter Cane made the point I was going to make; it's Bruce, he's always like this.
 

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Ok so this is the plan so far to bring back the franchise... So no replacement for Ash, just going along with different Evil Dead stories and characters...I'm ok with it as long as they bring something fresh and not only repeat the cabin story over and over. If they do this, they should put a lot of emphasis on the mythology, but I don't think this will happen. Usually when they bring new directors and writers, it's not to do a follow up of the previous film and mythos...
 

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I hate to be that kinda person, but the comics already tried that. at this point, it depends on how original we go here.
 

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Yep! With a more serious tone, could be great!
Exactly! .. I'm not a fan of the trend for 'dark' retellings of super hero movies but I'd love to see Ash as a wizened hermit, less frat boy pleasing laughs and more atmosphere .. the current corona times are ideal for audiences to relate to Ash's apocalypse isolation and a more serious evolution to his character .. he'd be even tougher by now.
 

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Lee Cronin did some press related to his 50 States of Fright episode and spoke about why Sam picked him, and what his plans are for his installment of the franchise.
 

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Lee Cronin did some press related to his 50 States of Fright episode and spoke about why Sam picked him, and what his plans are for his installment of the franchise.
I'm not saying a high rise/skyscraper setting couldn't be done but we've seen that before in DIEHARD, Attack The Block, REC, DREDD and SKYSCRAPER starring The Rock .. other styles of locations are available ..

 
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I'm not saying a high rise/skyscraper setting couldn't be done but we've seen that before in DIEHARD, Attack The Block, REC, DREDD and SKYSCRAPER starring The Rock .. other styles of locations are available ..
... and Gremlins 2, Demons 2, The Raid, Mayhem, The Belko Experiment, The Towering Inferno... This "unleash chaos in a building" idea has been done multiple times before, both in horror and other genres. Sure, it may be a new setting for an Evil Dead film, specifically, but to keep trying to sell it as a wholly original concept is very silly. I'd definitely prefer it if they had given a little more thought to it and tried to come up with something fresher, less safe. I still hope they surprise us with the execution, but the second you hear about the high-rise setting you can picture in your head almost immediately how the whole movie is gonna play out and feel like in terms of structure, rhythm and atmosphere, precisely because you've seen this very same concept in so many films before.
 
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MaidOfKandar

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Whoops, I meant to drop that into the Evil Dead Rise thread!

Yeah, it's not exactly the freshest material possible.
 
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