STARZ entertainment announced the premiere of its original series “Ash vs Evil Dead” at its 2015 San Diego Comic Con panel. The 10-episode first season will premiere Saturday, October 31st and will serve as a follow-up to the classic The Evil Dead franchise. It will be directed by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers of the franchise.
“Campbell reprises 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.”