Diablo Cody on Board for ‘Evil Dead’ Remake

Cody is rewriting the script for the remake, produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert

Diablo Cody is rewriting the script for the "Evil Dead" remake being put together by Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert.

The writer, who won the Academy Award for "Juno," more recently wrote the 2009 horror-comedy "Jennifer's Body."

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Raimi is back with his original "Evil Dead" producing partners Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell on the Ghost House Pictures project for Mandate. Campbell starred as "Ash" in "Evil Dead" and its two sequels.

Fede Alvarez is directing, and wrote the script with Rodo Sayagues.

The original "Evil Dead" is about five friends who unintentionally summon demons in the woods.