According to Entertainment Weekly, Starz has officially greenlighted the Evil Dead TV series set to debut in 2015. Sam Raimi will executive produce the series as well as write and direct the first episode, with Rob Tapert also executive producing. Bruce Campbell will be reprising his iconic career-making role as Ash.
The logline: “Bruce 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. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons –personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its ‘Evil’ grip.”
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