This one's for you Evil Dead fans...
...After winning a Bronze Audience Award at the Fantasia Film Festival, the Evil Dead documentary Hail to the Deadites has just released an official trailer and a brand new festival poster (design by Filip Ivanovic)!
In Hail to the Deadites:
“Inspired by the 1981 classic’s cult following, 'HAIL TO THE DEADITES' is a documentary about the fans of the 'EVIL DEAD' franchise. Through interviews with the cast, crew, collectors, fans, freaks and geeks, 'HAIL TO THE DEADITES' seeks to illuminate the darkest 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. 'HAIL TO THE DEADITES' puts the spotlight on the fans that cultivated and spread this groovy pop-culture infection! It celebrates those who’ve celebrated the films!"
The documentary feature loads of exciting interviews with Evil Dead franchise cast members such as 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.
Hail to the Deadites has been acquired for Canadian distribution by Indiecan Entertainment, and the international sales bill be handled by Raven Banner Entertainment who currently feature the title at the Toronto International Film Festivals Market.
Hail to the Deadites is scheduled to be screened at many festivals in October such as Sitges international fantastic film festival,, Ramaskrik Film Festival, Midwest Horrorfest, Nightmare Film Festival, and South African Horrorfest.
Stay tuned here for U.S. release details!
By Matt Konopka