Lionsgate Resurrecting Original ‘Evil Dead’ on 4K Blu-ray

Lionsgate will release the 1981 cult classic The Evil Dead on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Oct. 9.

Written and directed by Sam Raimi, the film stars Bruce Campbell as Ash Williams, whose trip to a remote cabin with some college friends is upended when they accidentally a legion of demons and spirits from an ancient supernatural tome.

The movie spawned two direct sequels, a 2013 remake and the recent TV series “Ash vs. Evil Dead.”

The 4K disc will include the film in 2160p UHD resolution, plus Dolby Vision HDR. The combo pack will also include a regular Blu-ray disc of the film and digital copy. Extras include an audio commentary with Raimi, Campbell and producer Robert Tapert.