It looks like Ash won’t be the only one fighting off demons this fall.
Mimi Rogers (Two and a Half Men, Bosch) has joined the cast of Starz’s upcoming sequel series Ash vs. Evil Dead, a follow-up to the Evil Dead horror franchise.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, Rogers will play Suzy Maxwell, a woman who is reunited with her family — and some unwelcome guests — after a freak accident.
Bruce Campbell will reprise his role as Ash, who must get back into the monster-hunting business after a Deadite plague threatens to destroy mankind.
Rogers’ recent TV credits also include Mad Men and NCIS.
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* Season 2 of Netflix’s animated comedy BoJack Horseman will debut on Friday, July 17. All 12 episodes will be made available at 12:01 am PT.
* Bruce Greenwood (Mad Men) has joined FX’s upcoming American Crime Story as Gil Garcetti, the Los Angeles County District Attorney who prosecuted O.J. Simpson for murder, the network announced Wednesday.
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