files/pictures/picture-35.jpgFede Alvarez (PANIC ATTACK short) is set to direct a remake of THE EVIL DEAD, reports Heat Vision
. He penned a script with Rodo Sayagues, which Diablo Cody (JUNO) is now rewriting. The original film's director Sam Raimi, star Bruce Campbell and producer Rob Tapert are producing via Ghost House Pictures.
The story follows five college students who unwittingly release evil spirits while vacationing in a cabin in the woods.
Ghost House's Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane are the exec producers.