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Starz’s Ash V Evil Dead casts the female lead

February 19th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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After we reported on the casting of two new characters in the  Ash V Evil Dead TV series over at Starz (here), we weren’t sure there’d be more… but there is at least one more.

The beautiful  Jill Marie Jones, best known from sleepy Hollow and Girlfriends, will be joining Bruce Campbell as Ash as he fights the deadites. Again.

“Jones will play Amanda Fisher, a disgraced Michigan state trooper who, following the grisly murder of her partner, sets out to find Ash and prove his responsibility for the crime. But as she soon learns, Ash and his cohorts may be mankind’s only hope against the plague of the evil dead.”

Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the 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.“

Ash Vs Evil Dead films in New Zealand this spring and will air on Starz in late 2015.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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