In the movie Book of the Dead, a cabin in the woods becomes mired in blood-drenched scene of horror stories when you wake up young men, unwittingly, to life a demon from a remote age. Book of the Dead is awaited horror film resume signed in 1981 by Sam Raimi, entitled The Evil Dead. With a new and young distribution, Book of the Dead is a film that raises the hair on your neck, combining brutal shocks and bloody sequences of the original film, which has enjoyed great success with a number of new shocking surprise.
Mia (Jane Levy), a young woman whose life has been affected by disappointments and abuses invites her brother David (Shiloh Fernandez), his girlfriend, Natalie (Elizabeth Blackmore) and their friends from childhood, Olivia (Jessica Lucas) and Eric (Lou Taylor Pucci) Holiday cottage family to help to defeat the demons. Once there, she destroys the last dose and swear in front of friends to give up drugs forever.
Once in the cabin, they discover with amazement that someone had been there in their absence. The cellar was converted into a grotesque altar surrounded by some animal mummies. Eric feels irresistibly drawn to an old book that reveals the house. Being fascinated by the mysterious book he read aloud passages from it, without realizing that in this way could trigger terrifying consequences.
As Mia enter into withdrawal, she begins to regret that he abandoned drugs and tries to escape, but her escape is thwarted by a frightening vision. At the cottage, it becomes so violent that friends have to immobilize. Because of strong storms, they remain sequestered in the cottage, and confinement and fear make them turn against each other. These attacks are becoming more brutal, and David is faced with a choice incredible.
The Book of the Dead plays Jane Levy (“Suburgatory”), Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood), Lou Taylor Pucci (Carriers), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield) and Elizabeth Blackmore (Legend of the Seeker). Fede Alvarez directing debuts in film with this film based on a script written by Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. Producers are Rob Tapert (30 Days of Night), Sam Raimi (Spider-Man franchise) and Bruce Campbell (who starred in the original film which he also co-produced).
The executive producers are Nathan Kahane (Hope Springs, The Grudge), Joe Drake (Hunger Games, Juno), JR Young (The Possession) and Peter Schlessel (Drive) and co-producers, Nicole Brown (The Possession, 50/50) and Matthew Leonetti Jr. (The Possession, The Amazing Spider-Man). The project manager is Sally Campbell film. The image is performed by Aaron Morton (“Spartacus: Vengeance”) and production designer Robert Gillies (Bridge to Terebithia). The assembly is signed by Bryan Shaw (“Spartacus: Vengeance”), and costumes by Sarah Voon (“Mercy Peak”). Original music was composed by Roque Baños (Intruders). Makeup and hairstyles were made by Jane O’Kane, and prosthetics, Roger Murray. Casting website was developed by Mandy Sherman, CSA and Sari Knight, CSA.