When I first heard mutterings of The Evil Dead coming to television via Starz in the form of a limited series, my left eye began to twitch. I mean, it’s not like I’d gotten wicked psyched for the is it a reboot, is it a sequel movie a couple years ago. Then, when hubby and I sat down to watch ED 2013, expecting a smart, gore-filled laugh fest somewhere between the original and Army of Darkness (or, as our kidlets call it, Skeletons Get Squished *grin*), we were…
Before the movie was halfway over, even though we rented it at home, our reaction was pretty much –
Now, thanks to the kind folks over at Dread Central, I’m actually looking forward to this latest offering from the creative team of Raimi, Campbell, and Tapert.
“Bruce 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 Deadites. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons – personal and literal.” ~ Staci Layne Wilson
I mean, even
Xena Lucy Lawless will be making an appearance, so how couldn’t I be excited? So much, in fact, that even with just a 15 second trailer available, I’ve already declared “Ash vs. Evil Dead” the latest addition to our family TV viewing rotation.
Look for a future Fandom Friday update on this, once the series starts airing. In the meantime, for those who are not aware…