‘Evil Dead Rise’ gets the usual R rating
Yeah, Wrong Dead To get up it looks like a fucking good time.
The fifth film of the popular Wrong Dead the franchise – set to debut on HBO Max later this year – has officially been rated R by the MPAA, according to a report on screenrant.comfollowing the tradition of the series.
The expected R rating — due to “strong bloody horror violence, gore, and some language” — ticks all the boxes but one. Wrong Dead entries over the years. Only Sam Raimi’s original 1981 the Wrong Dead was singled out for an NC-17 rating.
Wrong Dead To get up–written and directed by Lee Cronin– stars Mia Challis, Lily Sullivan, Alyssa Sutherland, Gabrielle Echols, Morgan Davies and Nell Fisher.
In the horror film, a woman named Beth pays a belated visit to her older sister Ellie, who lives in Los Angeles with her three children. During this visit, they discover a “mysterious book deep in the bowels of Ellie’s apartment building,” according to the logline.
This fateful discovery “gives birth to demons possessing flesh” and plunges Beth into a “primal battle for survival, as she faces the most nightmarish version of motherhood imaginable”.
Franchise icon Bruce Campbell won’t be reprising his Ash Williams character this time around, but will serve as executive producer. Wrong Dead To get up, Campbell said, is “dark and quite serious. It has good and solid performance.
The franchise, which began with Raimi’s the Wrong Dead– has given rise to sequelae, the Ash vs. Wrong Dead TV series, comics, video games and even a musical.
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