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The original “EVIL DEAD” is coming in 4K!

Monday, August 6, 2018 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Sam Raimi’s THE EVIL DEAD will be sharper, darker and redder than ever when it makes its 4K debut later this year. Read on for the info and cover.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases THE EVIL DEAD in a 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital) October 9. The 4K disc will contain Raimi’s classic in 2160p Ultra High Definition and Dolby Vision (boasting highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker), in what is described as a 16×9 widescreen 1.33:1 presentation, with 5.1 Dolby TrueHD audio. Also included is commentary by Raimi, producer Robert Tapert and star Bruce Campbell; retail price is $22.99.

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.