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TV Review: Ash vs. Evil Dead "El Jefe"

Off to a groovy start. Review by Brandon Wolfe You might not realize it from the cottage industry of comics and collectibles that have sprung up around him in recent years, but Ashley J. “Ash” Williams, the wiseacre-buffoon hero portrayed by cult legend Bruce Campbell in Sam Raimi’s hallowed Evil Dead trilogy, has been MIA for a whopping 22 years. Raimi has made countless overtures throughout that fallow period about developing a fourth film, but apart from a pointless, one-second cameo at the end of 2013’s Evil Dead remake, Ash has taken a long, seemingly permanent siesta. So when he makes his long-overdue first appearance at the beginning of Ash vs. Evil Dead , the television sequel to the films, gyrating like a goon to Deep Purple’s “Space Truckin’” as he cinches a girdle around his bloated midsection, it’s not only a welcome sight, but a soothing one. This is Ash precisely as we remember him from Army of Darkness . A bit heavier in the belly and grayer at the temples, but the

New Featurette From #AshvsEvilDead 'The Reluctant Hero & His Crew'

The 10-episode first season of the half-hour series is executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers, and Craig DiGregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner. “ Ash vs Evil Dead ,” is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead. Watch the clip after the Jump... The cast is led by Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead, “Burn Notice”) reprising his role of Ash Williams, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. Rounding out the cast are Lucy Lawless (“Salem,” “Spartacus”) as Ruby a mysterious figure who believes Ash is the cause of the Evil outbreaks, Ray Santiago (“Touch,” Meet the Fockers) as Pablo Simon Bolivar, an idealistic immigrant who becomes Ash’s loyal sidekick, Dana DeLorenzo (A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas) as Kelly Maxwell, a moody wild child trying to outrun her past and Jill Marie Jones (“Sleepy Ho

New Ash vs. Evil Dead Teaser Unveiled

Groovy. By Brandon Wolfe Starz has unleashed upon the world the latest teaser for its upcoming series Ash vs. Evil Dead , a continuation of the beloved cult-movie franchise Evil Dead , starring Bruce Campbell as wisecracking Deadite slayer Ash. The teaser contains no new footage, but leans heavily on Evil Dead iconography, with a blood-drenched chainsaw being affixed to a man’s hand while a signature Ash catchphrase is uttered. What else do you need? Ash vs. Evil Dead will debut on Starz in the fall. Its first season will be comprised of ten half-hour episodes. Discuss this story with fellow SJF fans on Facebook . On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms , and follow author Brandon Wolfe at @BrandonTheWolfe .