The rumors of this have been flying around for years now. What concerns me is that the last I heard Bruce wasn't going to be starring as Ash. There is only one person who can play that role. Now if they don't have Ash in it at all I would be upset as well.
Why remake it at all though? Evil Dead 2 basically was a remake of Evil Dead. I would much rather have them do a new story instead of revisiting the same cabin in the woods. I have my fingers crossed that whatever they do turns out well and that Bruce is featured heavily though.