Starz’s upcoming series, Ash vs. Evil Dead, now has now had its own official poster revealed! The series: a much anticipated follow-up of the cult classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead, is fittingly set to premiere on Halloween night. Ten episodes are in store for the first season, timed at a half hour each. The original Evil Dead franchise filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell will cover producing, while Craig DiGregorio will operate as executive producer and showrunner.
Hail to the king, baby! Horror-genre fans, ’80s movie fanatics, and Bruce Campbell groupies everywhere can celebrate, because the Evil Dead franchise is back, more gruesome and Bruce-ier than ever. Now, we get our first extended look at some video from the upcoming TV series, Ash vs. The Evil Dead.
During the show’s panel at San Diego’s Comic-Con, it was announced that the series will debut, fittingly enough, on Halloween night: Saturday, Oct. 31, at 9:00pm. And, as we figured (and hoped and hoped and hoped) it would, the show’s first live action trailer was released as well. Check it out in all its groovy glory below! (more…)
You can look, but for Pete’s sake don’t read it out loud! Starz has released a few pages from the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis, the book of the undead, that will be appearing in Ash vs Evil Dead later this year. Bruce Campbell is back as Ash, the everyman pulled into events beyond his control as he battles Deadites for the fate of the world. You’ve been warned, you can look, but don’t utter a sound. (more…)
Starz new series Ash vs Evil Dead has decided to give us all a little sugar today with the first official look at Bruce Campbell in all his Ash with a chainsaw Glory. The ten episode first season is set to air later this fall. Let’s all hope that between Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, and Rob Tapert, that they can capture that Evil Dead madness that made the franchise such a cult classic. (more…)
It’s just over a month now till the beginning of San Diego Comic Con. It’s Nerd Christmas! Or Nerd Hanukkah! Or Nerd Eid! Whatever your religious persuasion, it’s that time of year when the nerdy amongst us get a lot of presents in the form of previews, teases, and panels for all our favorite things across comics, TV, movies, and video games. As we inch ever closer, many media companies are releasing what they have planned for this year’s Comic Con, and today’s news is courtesy of DC Entertainment, and the cable channels FX and Starz. So if you want to get all the latest on Supergirl, or the second season of The Strain, or the upcoming adventures of Ash Vs. Evil Dead, mark your calenders with the info provided below. (more…)
While we’ve still got a ways to go before the Fall 2015 release of Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell‘s ten episode Starz series Ash vs Evil Dead, you knew that the ham in Campbell wouldn’t let us go to long without an update, or in this case, a brand spanking new bloody teaser. Here it is in all it’s dripping glory. (more…)
One upon a time, there were a trio of guys from Michigan that decided to make a movie. For the then princely sum of $350,000, writer/director Sam Raimi, producer Rob Tapert and star Bruce Campbell created a seminal indie horror hit that’s still beloved and referenced by fans and audiences to this day. It inspired two sequels, a remake and a beloved interactive musical that’s been performed on stages the world over. Next: TV. The television continuation of The Evil Dead featuring original star Campbell has been in the works for a while, and now Starz is wetting your whistle for what’s to come when the adventures of Ash Vs Evil Dead. (more…)
Bruce Campbell will be gracing the small screen again and this time he is reprising his iconic role of Ash from The Evil Dead franchise. A role that is, quite frankly, been made for him, and has to be one of the most quoted fictional characters to this day. So, there’s no surprise that Campbell is saying that the TV series Ash Vs. Evil Dead, is the “real deal“. Campbell has been building up the new show, telling fans that “this is what they have been waiting for.” (more…)
The struggle to get an adaptation of American Gods onto the small screen has been an annoying one for fans. Just a few weeks ago we received the news that HBO had decided to dump the project, leaving one of Neil Gaiman’s most beloved novels in limbo. Now, we have a buttload of good news for fans of American Gods. Not only is the television show getting the green light, it’s also going to be put together by some truly brilliant people. Scroll on for all the delicious details. (more…)
The premiere of the upcoming Outlander series is something that’s been flying beneath the radar for the most part, despite the famous names involved in the project. This 18th-century Scottish time travel/historical/fantasy series is based on a series of books by Diana Gabaldon and is being put together by none-other-than Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Helix). And though the series is still filming and has a few months yet before it hits the small screen, we now get a look at the first trailer. Check it out below and see what you think. (more…)