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Sam Raimi Suing to Prevent Evil Dead 4

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14:  Producer Sam Raimi arrives at the Starz original TV series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" on January 14, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sam Raimi

If you'd prefer an Evil Dead 4 to the upcoming remake of The Evil Dead (which just began shooting this week), you may just get your wish ... but it won't make Sam Raimi very happy. The filmmaker is suing Awards Pictures, which is readying its own movie, Evil Dead 4: Consequences. You see, the folks at Awards Pictures claim that because Raimi let the franchise languish for so long and claimed he'd never direct another sequel after Army of Darkness, the Evil Dead name had effectively been abandoned. Good luck with that!

Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images