Lily Collins Joins “Evil Dead” Remake

Lily Collins (“Abduction”) is in final negotiations to join Federico Alvarez’s remake of “The Evil Dead” at Ghost House Pictures, Sony Pictures and FilmDistrict says Bloody Disgusting.

Like the original Sam Raimi classic, the story centers on five friends who journey up to a remote cabin where they discover the Book of the Dead and unwittingly unleash demonic forces.

Collins will play Mia, a drug addict who is not handling the come down well. Alvarez, Rodolfo Sayagues, and Diablo Cody worked on the script.

Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Robert G. Tapert are producing with shooting to kick off in March in New Zealand.