Bruce Campbell Hosting Virtual Evil Dead 2 Watch Party With Live Commentary
Bruce Campbell, who is arguably the greatest B-Movie actor of all time, is hosting a watch party featuring live commentary from himself for the film Evil Dead 2, which was partially shot in Detroit. Campbell, also an alumni of Western Michigan University, is a New York Times Best Selling Author and his Evil Dead films are a staple of the horror community. Campbell made the announcement regarding the live watch party, which takes place on Saturday April 24th on his social media account:
I double dog dare ya to watch!
Around the time Campbell was attending WMU, him, and friend Sam Raimi, collaborated on a 30-minute Super 8 version of the first Evil Dead movie called, Within the Woods, which was initially used to attract investors to fund the first film. Raimi is best known for his director roles in the 3 Evil Dead films and for the original 3 Spiderman films, which Campbell makes cameos in.
The two have also worked together on the newer Evil Dead films, not starring Bruce Campbell, which is confirmed to begin filming again soon, which is titled Evil Dead Now. The Tv series, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, was a reprise of his character, Ash, which started in 2015, but was cancelled after just three seasons in 2018.
I find it fascinating that my favorite actor was a part of Kalamazoo before his career launched. It'll be fun to hear what he has to say as he looks back at a film that has been out for 34 years, and deliver some groovy nuggets of info. Hail to the king baby!