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Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1 DVD and Blu-Ray August 23 Release

ImagePress Release: July 18, 2016

From the creators of The Evil Dead comes a new STARZ Original Series
on Blu-ray and DVD August 23, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 18, 2016) - Ash vs Evil Dead, the 10-episode half-hour STARZ Original series, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead. The series is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell (Burn Notice, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness), the original filmmakers, and Craig DiGregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner.

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 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 also includes Lucy Lawless as Ruby (Parks and Recreation, Spartacus franchise, Battlestar Galactica, Xena: Warrior Princess), a mysterious figure who believes Ash is the cause of the Evil outbreaks, Ray Santiago as Pablo Simon Bolivar (In Time, Raising Hope, Dexter, Meet the Fockers), an idealistic immigrant who becomes Ash's loyal sidekick, Dana DeLorenzo as Kelly Maxwell (Impress Me, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas), a moody wild child trying to outrun her past and Jill Marie Jones as Amanda Fisher (Sleepy Hollow, Girlfriends), a disgraced Michigan State Trooper set to find our anti-hero Ash and prove his responsibility in the grisly murder of her partner. With a suggested retail price of $49.99 for Blu-ray and $39.98 for DVD, Ash vs Evil Dead includes exclusive audio commentaries by Bruce Campbell and more!

Ash Vs. Evil Dead Blu-ray
Street Date: August 23, 2016
Run Time: 294 mins.
Rating: TV-MA
SRP: $49.99
Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic
Audio: Dolby True HD 7.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish

Ash Vs. Evil Dead DVD
Street Date: August 23, 2016
Run Time: 294 mins.
Rating: TV-MA
SRP: $39.98
Format: DVD
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish


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