March 13, 2020

This Day in Halloween: "Evil Dead II" opens across the U.S. / Illustration by Devyn Lopez

The Evil Dead II opens across the U.S. in 1987. Director Sam Raimi’s horror comedy serves as both sequel to and send up of Evil Dead, each starring Bruce Campbell. The success of the film leads to the sequel Army of Darkness, TV show Ash vs. The Evil Dead and a stage musical.