Fede Alvarez, director of the Evil Dead remake, took to Twitter to answer a fan’s question about the finished film’s MPAA rating. It turns out that the original cut earned an NC-17, which is a big no-no when it comes to big studio releases. An NC-17 basically means: nope, we ain’t showing it in our theater. Alvarez admits that although it made him proud to have earned that rating, he ultimately had to re-cut the film into a hard R so it would get released. Sounds like the film just might be awesome, or at the very least, gory as hell.
Here is the aforementioned Twitter exchange: