Jessica Lucas (pictured) and Elizabeth Blackmore are the latest actresses to join The Evil Dead remake, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Lucas, you might recall, co-starred in Cloverfield; Blackmore, meanwhile, appeared in Legend of the Seeker. The two will join Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez and Lou Taylor Pucci in Fede Alvarez’s re-imagining of the Sam Raimi film.
In the film, five twenty-something friends who become holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead.
An archaeologist’s tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
Sony is handling distribution.