Fans of Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” movies are rejoicing. Campbell’s signature character Ash is coming back with his chainsaw and “boomstick” to continue his fight against the Evil Dead in a new television series for Starz.
Spread the word – Ash is back! pic.twitter.com/clRo5RqAOf
— Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) November 10, 2014
Deadline Hollywood reports:
The Evil Dead movie franchise has officially crossed over to television with a 10-episode straight-to-series order from Starz for a 2015 premiere. Titled Ash
Vs. Evil Dead, the followup to the classic film franchise reteams the original filmmakers, director Sam Raimi, longtime producing partner Rob Tapert and star Bruce Campbell who will serve as executive producers. Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead.
@GroovyBruce i can die happy now
— ragingclaw (@RagingClaw) November 10, 2014
— Winston Huff (@WinstonHHuff) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce best news all day!
— Cosmic Minded (@InfinityWatcher) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce Yes! Yes! YES! This is fabulous news 🙂
— Mooneclipser (@JaneGrafham) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce I'm so excited about this, my boomstick nearly went off.
— Drayson (@Rjinswand) November 10, 2014
— The Terrible Hook (@TheTerribleHook) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce you just made soooo many weirdos happy!
— dog boy (@aaaaaaaaaaaronn) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce Well hell, I guess I'm going to have to get cable now.
— Teresa Lott ?? (@VelvetCyberpunk) November 10, 2014
— Bernard Schaffer (@BernardSchaffer) November 10, 2014
@GroovyBruce Hail To The King Baby!
— Ben (@666Hellblazer) November 10, 2014
Who wants some?