Alvarez will direct Evil Dead remake

Last week (ends08Jul11), Bruce Campbell – the star of the original 1981 film, alluded to the fact Raimi would be returning for the horror film re-do in one of his first tweets on – but now it’s clear the moviemaker will be producing the project.

According to, Alvarez will take over directorial duties. He’s best known for 2009 short film Panic Attack!

The Evil Dead remake will shoot in Michigan later this summer (11).