Starz has commissioned the production of the original Ash vs. Evil Dead series, which will be the sequel to the acclaimed Evil Dead horror franchise. This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
Director Sam Raimi, producer Robert G. Tapert and actor Bruce Campbell, who participated in the creation of the original 1981 movie, will return to their duties in a ten-part television project, which is scheduled to premiere on 2015 year. Reimi and Teipert, who worked together on Spartak, will resume their collaboration with the Starz channel. Raimi announced his plans to continue the Evil Dead story on television at Comic-Con in the summer of 2014.
Campbell will once again play the main character Ash, a clerk in the department of household goods of a supermarket, an aging ladies' man and a monster hunter armed with a chainsaw who lived for thirty years, avoiding the responsibility, growing up and horrors of the evil dead. When the plague of deadites is ready to destroy all of humanity, Ash, gathers will in a fist to finally meet face to face with the demons – own and literal. Fate, however, has no plans to release the hopeless hero from its tenacious embrace.
Raimi will movie the pilot episode, for which he co-wrote with his brother, Ivan Reimi ("Drag Me to Hell"), and Tom Spezailly ("Desperate Housewives"). Sam Reilly, Tapert and Campbell will serve as Executive Producers.
"I'm really excited to introduce this series to fans." Evil Dead "all over the world - it will have everything that they demanded all this time: a serious meat grinder with deadites and a lot of black humor," - said Campbell.
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