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“THE EVIL DEAD Groovy Collection” brings the movies and series to one 4K UHD/Blu-ray set!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Ash’s adventures among the Deadites are coming in an extensive collector’s box.

Lionsgate has announced a November 16 release date for THE EVIL DEAD Groovy Collection, containing the original EVIL DEAD, EVIL DEAD II and the three seasons of ASH VS. EVIL DEAD, with the two feature films on 4K Ultra HD discs and both the movies and series on Blu-ray. There will also be an additional DVD of EVIL DEAD bonus features and (based on the image above) a book included as well. THE EVIL DEAD 4K will include English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD audio, and the EVIL DEAD II 4K will have English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and German 2.0 Mono DTS-HD Master Audio; the ASH VS. EVIL DEAD Blu-rays will feature English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, Spanish 2.0 Dolby Surround and French 5.1 Dolby Audio (French on Seasons Two and Three only). Special features are as follows:

THE EVIL DEAD 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray:

  • Audio commentary by writer/director Sam Raimi, producer Robert G. Tapert and star Bruce Campbell

THE EVIL DEAD DVD:

  • “One by One We Will Take You: The Untold Saga of THE EVIL DEAD”
  • “THE EVIL DEAD: Treasures from the Cutting Room Floor”
  • “Life After Dead: The Ladies of THE EVIL DEAD”
  • The Ladies of THE EVIL DEAD Meet Bruce Campbell
  • Unconventional
  • At the Drive-In
  • Reunion Panel
  • Discovering THE EVIL DEAD
  • Makeup Test
  • Trailer
  • TV spots

EVIL DEAD II 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray:

  • “Bloody and Groovy, Baby!–Tribute to Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD II”
  • Audio commentary by writer/director Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel and special makeup effects artist Greg Nicotero

EVIL DEAD II Blu-ray:

  • “Swallowed Souls: The Making of EVIL DEAD II”
  • “Cabin Fever: Behind the Scenes of EVIL DEAD II”
  • “Road to Wadesboro: Revisiting the Shooting Location with Filmmaker Tony Elwood”
  • EVIL DEAD II: Behind the Screams
  • The Gore the Merrier
  • Still galleries
  • Audio commentary

ASH VS EVIL DEAD: The Complete Collection Blu-rays:
Season 1:

  • Inside the World of Ash
  • How to Kill a Deadite
  • Best of Ash
  • Audio commentaries

Season 2:

  • Season 2 First Look
  • Inside the World of ASH VS. EVIL DEAD
  • Up Your Ash
  • Women Who Kick Ash
  • Puppets Are Cute
  • Dawn of the Spawn
  • Bringing Henrietta Back
  • The Delta
  • How To Kill a Deadite
  • Fatality Mash-Up
  • Audio commentaries

Season 3:

  • Season Overview
  • Inside the World of ASH VS. EVIL DEAD
  • Audio commentaries

Retail price for the set is $79.99.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.