EVIL DEAD Helmer to Direct A MAN IN THE DARK October 31, 2014 ‘Evil Dead’ remake collaborators reunite for thriller…. Sam Raimi and Ghost House Pictures partner Rob Tapert have announced that they are re-teaming with ‘Evil Dead’ writer/director team Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues for the thriller ‘A Man In The Dark.’ Penned by Alvarez and Sayagues, the film follows three teens who get away with perfectly planned home robberies and have set their sights on one last payout that will get them out of crime forever. Their target: a reclusive blind man with millions of dollars in hiding. However, as soon as they break into his home, the tables are turned and they find themselves trapped and fighting for survival against a psychopath with secrets of his own. Raimi and Tapert will produce for Ghost House, with J.R. Young, Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake serving as executive producers. Erin Westerman will oversee development.