Bruce Campbell and Theresa Tilly in the 1981 film The Evil Dead
New Line Cinema
November 10, 2014

Evil Dead is finding new life on the small screen.

On Monday, the cable network Starz announced a new series, Ash vs. Evil Dead, a spin-off of the Sam Raimi movie series that will find actor Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash Williams, the New York Times reports.

The 10-episode series is expected next year.

Raimi, who went on to direct the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man trilogy, will direct the first episode of the series, which he wrote with his brother, Ivan Raimi. The first Evil Dead movie, considered a cult classic, dates back to 1981.

[NYT]

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