The new chapter of Evil Dead (The House) has exceeded 100 million dollars at the box office officially becoming the most profitable film of the entire franchise.
Originally planned for HBO Max, Warner then decided to release it in theaters Evil Dead: Rise and the choice has proved very profitable. Arrived in Italy with the title La Casa – Il Risveglio del Male, the film passed the 100 million dollars at the box-office becoming to all intents and purposes the project with the highest collections of the entire saga, launched by Sam Raimi in 1981 with the first, historical Evil Dead.
Record takings for the new chapter of La Casa
The film starring Bruce Campbell as the iconic Ash Williams grossed 2.895379 million dollars worldwide, followed by Evil Dead 2 in 1987 which collected 5,924,421. Army of Darknessreleased in 1992, grossed 11.505925 million. In 2013 it was then opted for a reboot entitled Evil Dead which he generated 97.542.952 million of revenue dollars.
The House – The Awakening of Evil also received the approval of Stephen King, calling it gruesome and full of blood: “Since I’m busy promoting, what do you think of The House: Evil Awakens? It’s macabre, it’s gory, it even has an elevator that spews blood. Not to mention the chainsaw”.
Evil Dead: 5 reasons that make Ash the baddest hero of the small and big screen
Will the saga continue?
The huge success achieved by Evil Dead: Rise could prompt Warners to greenlight a new film. On the other hand, director Lee Cronin has admitted that the ending of his film opens up new scenarios for the future.
While there’s still no official confirmation from Warner Bros. Discovery, both Cronin and producer Sam Raimi previously hinted that the franchise would continue beyond this chapter.