After the ‘Batgirl’ Cancellation the ‘Evil Dead Rise’ Director Tells Fans To Keep the Faith
Anyone working on a movie intended for HBO Max must be very nervous right now. Earlier this week, we got the bombshell news that Warner Bros was shelving Batgirl and Scoob!: Holiday Haunt, both of which were shelved when practically complete. The corporation’s new direction is to move away from mid-range content intended to premiere on streaming and in favor of event movies. So, what of Evil Dead Rise?
This movie seems to fall squarely into the very category Warner Bros is moving away from, and if the plug can be pulled on a production as big as Batgirl, why not Evil Dead Rise? This is expected to land over the fall, and we haven’t got a confirmed premiere date or a trailer, which doesn’t bode well at all.
Fortunately, at least for now, the long-awaited sequel seems to be safe. Director Lee Cronin took to Twitter to simply tell fans to “keep the faith”: