I have been patiently waiting to see what Lucy Lawless would look like in Starz’s Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1, and I finally have my first look photo of her. Lawless plays Ruby in the upcoming horror TV series. She looks mostly dirty and dusty so we know she will be in on the action, but there is not much else to say right now. Tell us what you think of this photo. Also starring in Ash vs Evil Dead are Mimi Rogers, Jill Marie Jones, and Bruce Campbell with Sam Raimi directing the first episode.
"Ash vs. Evil Dead" is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and will premiere on STARZ October 31, 2015. The 10-episode first season of the half-hour series is executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers of the franchise, and Craig DiGregorio, who serves as executive producer and showrunner.
Campbell is reprising 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; 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 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.
"Ash vs Evil Dead" (2015)
Synopsis: Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.
Directors: Sam Raimi, Michael Hurst, Michael J. Bassett, Rick Jacobson, Mark Beesley, Tony Tilse, David Frazee
Genres: Horror, Action, Fantasy, Comedy
Producers: Rick Jacobson, Craig DiGregorio, Charles Knight, Aaron Lam, Bruce Campbell, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Moira Grant, Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Rob Wright, Jennifer Ames, Hank Chilton, James Eagan, Luke Kalteux, Steve Turner, Noelle Valdivia, Cameron Welsh
Musicians: Joseph LoDuca
Editors: Tom Eagles, Bryan Shaw
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