Hail To The Deadites

‘Evil Dead’ Documentary ‘Hail To The Deadites’ Unveils Official Trailer and Poster

Hail to the Deadites is an all new documentary inspired by Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead franchise. The indie film has been hitting the festival circuit lately to great press and even better reviews. The folks behind the doc were kind enough to hook us up with the film’s official trailer and poster art. It looks great!

Check out the trailer below, then read on for all the details!

From The Hail To The Deadites Press Release

Montreal, QC – After winning a Bronze Audience Award at the Fantasia Film Festival, the Evil Dead documentary HAIL TO THE DEADITES has just released its official trailer (edited by Jon
Kondelik, co-owner of Dual Visions) and a brand new festival poster (design by Filip Ivanovic). “Inspired by the 1981 classic’s cult following, HAIL TO THE DEADITES is a documentary about the fans of the EVIL DEAD franchise. Through interviews with the cast, crew, collectors, fans, freaks and geeks, HAIL TO THE DEADITES seeks to illuminate the darkest reaches of the EVIL DEAD franchise’s undying and still-growing popularity, a popularity that has spawned four films, a TV series, comic books, figurines, and surpassed even its creator’s wildest dreams. HAIL TO THE DEADITES puts the spotlight on the fans that cultivated and spread this groovy pop-culture infection! It celebrates those who’ve celebrated the films!

Besides meeting with fans around the world, the 80 minutes documentary feature interviews with Evil Dead franchise cast members such as Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Betsy Baker, Theresa Tilly, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Tom Sullivan, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva, Sarah Berry, Rick Domeier & Bill Moseley.

Last week, the film was acquired for Canadian distribution by Indiecan Entertainment, and the international sales bill be handled by Raven Banner Entertainment who currently feature the title at the Toronto International Film Festivals Market.

The film, which made its world premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival and its International premiere at FrightFest last month, is schedule to be screened at many festivals in October such as Sitges international fantastic film festival, Ramaskrik Film Festival, Midwest Horrorfest, Nightmare Film Festival, and South African Horrorfest.

Here’s a look at the official poster art. It’s killer!

Hail To The Deadites

Final Thoughts

Very cool! We love it! We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while now. You know we’re huge fans of the franchise!

How about you? What do you think? Did you enjoy the trailer? How about that groovy poster art? Tell us in the comments!

About Kenn Hoekstra

PopHorror Writer. Associate Editor. @PopHorrorNews Tweeter. Also... Screenwriter. Blogger. Horror Movie Aficionado. Wisconsin Sports Fan. IT Guy. Father. Smartass. People's Champion. TIME Person of the Year - 2006.

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