Deadline reports that Mia Challis, who will soon star in Netflix’s eight-part thrillerdelige clickbait, has joined the cast of Evil Dead Rise as an 18-year-old girl obsessed with fashion and social media.
In addition to the casting, the outlet has noted additional new story details stating that the film will focus on the younger sister, Beth, as she will have to face a twisted version of motherhood taken straight from the Necronomicon as the Deadites claim. of Ellie and her children.
The synopsis of the film reads: Evil Dead Rise is set to follow two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessed demons, thrusting them into a primary struggle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable. It has been confirmed that the film will build on the original trilogy, rather than the 2013 reboot, as well as move out of the woods and into a modern urban setting.
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The film, which is directed by Lee Cronin (The hole in the ground), Alyssa Sutherland and Lily Sullivan will also star as the two sisters, as well as young actors Morgan Davies (The end), Nell Visser (Northspur), and Gabrielle Echols (Reminder) who will play a trio of siblings. Evil Dead Rise is produced by Campbell and franchise creator Sam Raimi.