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Bruce Campbell Takes Back ‘Army of Darkness 2′ Talk

So, that Army of Darkness sequel Bruce Campbell was talking about the other week? Not happening, according to … uh, Bruce Campbell.

“It’s all Internet b.s. – there’s no reality whatsoever,” the actor said in a recent interview. “These random comments slip out of my mouth or Sam Raimi’s mouth, next thing you know, we’re making a sequel.”

In fairness, Campbell’s the one who ignited the fire in the first place. During a convention appearance last month, the erstwhile Ash Williams said, “the answer is yes” to a sequel, after joking about the possibilities of an aged Ash.

“Ash would have to stop occasionally from chasing some deadite to catch his breath,” he said. “Maybe we could do that, I guess. That would be exciting. Fight in a walker. That would be all right. Hit them with my cane. Fake them out, have a fake heart attack, distract a zombie. I like it.”

But he doesn’t like it enough to make it into a movie, it seems. Time to put those Army of Darkness hopes to rest for now, then — until Campbell opens up his mouth again promptly before shoving his own words back inside, at least.

(via Shock Till You Drop)

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  • JMoney

    Come on, Love AOD and Bruce Campbell, but really? The movie came out in 1992 for crying out loud. 21 years later people seriously think there would be a market for a sequel? This isn’t Rocky, like Bruce said nobody wants to see an old-man Ash fighting deadites. it would probably be really lame and dated. Some things are just classic and nostalgic and should be left alone.