While we continue waiting for new movie Evil Dead Rise, we’ve learned today that the fan documentary Hail to the Deadites will finally be released this summer through Shout! Studios.
Billed as “the ultimate love letter to the Evil Dead franchise,” director Steve Villeneuve‘s Hail to the Deadites will be available on digital and On Demand everywhere July 27, 2021.
“Inspired by the 1981 classic’s cult following, Hail to the Deadites is an endearing documentary about the fans of the Evil Dead franchise, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021. Available on digital and On Demand everywhere July 27th, 2021 from Shout! Studios, the documentary features interviews with Evil Dead franchise cast members including Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Betsy Baker, Theresa Tilly, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard Demanincor, Tom Sullivan, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley Depaiva, Sarah Berry, Rick Domeier & Bill Moseley.”
The press release continues, “Through interviews with the cast, crew, collectors, and fans, Hail to the Deadites seeks to illuminate the furthest reaches of the Evil Dead franchise’s undying and still-growing popularity, a popularity that has spawned four films, a TV series, comic books, figurines, and surpassed even its creator’s wildest dreams.”
Grab your boomstick and check out the official trailer below!