Arnold wanted to be in Army of Darkness 2 coming 2016 but Bruce Campbell wasn't... more »
Arnold wanted to be in Army of Darkness 2 coming 2016 but Bruce Campbell wasn't sure he could take it so he made him audition. Arnold was offended at first. He was Arnold, he could take anything. But he wanted the part so bad he relented.
Sam Raimi himself directed the audition and threw everything he could at him. Every sharp stick he could find he poked him with it. It was horrible to watch. The pain he endured was so devastating Arnold had to quit.
As Arnold limped out the door he growled, "I've been in the most grueling painful action movies ever made, Terminator, Predator, Total Recall, but this is even too much for me! Your the director from hell Sam Raimi! From hell!"
Bruce looked at Sam and they both smiled. « less