‘Evil Dead’ remake gets NC-17 rating, will be re-cut for R rating before release.


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If you’ve seen the red band trailer for the Evil Dead remake, then it’s no secret that director Fede Alvarez isn’t skimping on the violence and gore for his shocking new vision of Sam Raimi’s classic. Apparently, he may have gone a bit too far, as the MPAA has slapped the film with the prohibitive NC-17 rating.

But have no fear, Alvarez is already planning on cutting the film to achieve an R rating, as discussed in this recent Twitter post:

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Evil Dead is scheduled to hit theaters on April 12, 2013.


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