Starz is ready to bare its Ash.
The premium cabler on Thursday unveiled the first teaser trailer and artwork for its upcoming Ash vs. Evil Dead series, a followup to the Evil Dead horror-movie franchise.
Bruce Campbell will reprise his role in the half-hour show as Ash Williams, who must get back into the monster-hunting business after a Deadite plague threatens all of mankind.
Press PLAY on the video above for a brief glimpse at the sequel series, then scroll down to see the accompanying poster:
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* Netflix has greenlit eight hourlong episodes of Montauk, a 1980-set drama series following the mystery of a young boy who vanishes into thin air, Deadline reports.
* Robert Downey Jr. will receive the MTV Generation Award during this year’s MTV Movie Awards, airing April 12.
* Speaking of awards: Portlandia star Fred Armisen will host the Peabody Awards ceremony on May 31, per Deadline.
* CMT announced Thursday that it has ordered five new series, among them The Josh Wolf Show (a nightly talk show exec-produced by Chelsea Handler), Still the King (a scripted series starring Billy Ray Cyrus as a washed-up country musician who reinvents himself as an Elvis impersonator) and I Love Kellie Pickler (a docuseries following the American Idol alumna’s marriage to Kyle Jacobs).