Fact: Moviemaker Sam Raimi is aiming to scare a whole new generation of cinema audiences - he's remaking 1982 horror classic Poltergeist with director Tobe Hooper.
Fact: Spider-Man director Sam Raimi is set to hit the Yellow Brick Road for a Wizard Of Oz prequel. Oz: The Great & Powerful will chronicle how a circus wrangler became the famous Wizard. Robert Downey, Jr. is in talks to play the lead.
Quote: "It's sad to see it end. I think for Sam it was time for him to move on and so we're all going to move on with him. But we've had a good 10 years." Spider-Man star Kirsten Dunst on the news that director Sam Raimi and leading man Tobey Maguire have quit the superhero franchise.
Quote: "I think having so many villains detracted from the experience. I would agree with the criticism. I think I've learned about the importance of getting to the point and the importance of having limitations. That would be my approach to Spider-Man 4: to get back to the basics." Director Sam Raimi is hoping the fourth SPIDER-MAN film will improve on the mixed reviews he garnered for the superhero's third big-screen outing.
Fact: Spider-Man filmmaker Sam Raimi is behind new U.S. mini-series Devil's Trade, which has seven episodes lasting between three and five minutes each.
Fact: Spider-Man director Sam Raimi is developing an updated version of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA which will focus on the background of CAPTAIN NEMO, as well as that of his prisoners aboard the Nautilus.