STARZ has revealed a first look motion graphic and teaser art for the original cable television series Ash vs Evil Dead. The new series will have a 10 half-hour episode first season and is executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers of the franchise. Craig DiGregorio who will serve as executive producer and showrunner. The teaser will premiere on-air during the Outlander premiere tomorrow at 9 PM. Ash vs Evil Dead, which will shoot in New Zealand, is the follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on STARZ later this year.
Campbell will reprise 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.
The cast is led by Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead, Burn Notice) in the role of Ash Williams, Lucy Lawless (Salem, Spartacus) as Ruby, a mysterious figure who believes Ash is the cause of the Evil outbreaks, Jill Marie Jones (Sleepy Hollow) as Amanda Fisher, a disgraced Michigan State Trooper set to find our anti-hero Ash and prove his responsibility in the grisly murder of her partner, Ray Santiago (Touch, Meet the Fockers) as Pablo Simon Bolivar, an idealistic immigrant who becomes Ash’s loyal sidekick and Dana DeLorenzo (A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas) as Kelly Maxwell, a moody wild child trying to outrun her past.
Raimi is directing the first episode of Ash vs Evil Dead, which he wrote with Ivan Raimi (Darkman, Army of Darkness, Drag Me to Hell), Craig DiGregorio (Workaholics, Chuck) and Tom Spezialy (Chuck, Reaper, Desperate Housewives).
Check out a first look at the motion teaser for Ash vs Evil Dead, below.