Dead Lucky for Viewers…Channel 4 has noted that the extended version of Evil Dead was an incorrect version for broadcast which then had to be sent back to the distributor

Posted: 2 February, 2015 in TV News
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channel 4 logo Evil Dead is a 2013 USA horror by Fede Alvarez.
With Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb On Sunday 25th January Channel 4 kindly broadcast a mysterious extended version of Evil Dead. It featured about 4m:40s of mostly additional material and includes a little more gore.

Schnittberichte.com has made an excellent pictorial spread of the changes at:

And it does seem that this version is an unreleased Director’s Cut or Unrated Version. Anthony wrote to Channel 4 who returned a fascinating reply:

Thank you for contacting Channel 4 Viewer Enquiries regarding Evil Dead.

We apologise for the delay in responding to you, after investigating with our distributor it seems that the incorrect version of the film was supplied, and subsequently broadcast. Unfortunately this means we have had to send the version back and we will not be able to broadcast it again, nor do we have any further information regarding the incorrect copy.

Channel 4 Viewer Enquiries

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