Starz’s ‘Evil Dead’ Sequel Begins Casting

by Lynn Sorel

Ray Santiago (Touch, Meet the Fockers) and Dana DeLorenzo (Growing Up Fisher) have been cast in the new Stars series, and “Evil Dead’ sequel, ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’. Bruce Campbell is reprising his role as Ash, who has been avoiding growing up for thirty years, when he is forced to take on a Deadite who threatens to destroy the human race. Santiago is co-starring as Pablo Simon Bolivar, who becomes Ash’s sidekick. Deloranzo is playing Kelly Maxwell, who is dragged into the fight against the Deadites.

The 10 epsiode half-hour series is expected to premiere in late 2015, with production beginning in the spring. Sam Raimi is directing the pilot. Raimi, his brother Ivan Raimi and Tom Spezialy co-wrote the pilot. Craig DiGregorio is executive producing, with Ivan Raimi co-executive producing and Aaron Lam producing.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter


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