has canceled the horror-comedy series “Ash vs. Evil Dead” after three seasons, the network announced on Friday.
The upcoming season 3 finale, set to air Sunday, April 29, will now serve as the series finale.
The decision comes as Starz prepares to launch two new series next month, the Mexican-American family drama “Vida
” and “Sweetbitter
,” an adaptation of the 2016 Stephanie Danler
novel about the New York City restaurant industry.
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“Ash vs. Evil Dead” starred Bruce Campbell
— reprising his role as Ash Williams
from the “Evil Dead
” film franchise — alongside Lucy Lawless
, Ray Santiago
and Dana DeLorenzo
. “Evil Dead
” filmmakers Sam Raimi
, Rob Tapert
served as executive producers on the series alongside Campbell, Ivan Raimi
and Rick Jacobson
. Mark Verheiden
was showrunner with producer Moira Grant
Campbell and Raimi first teamed up for the original 1981 film “The Evil Dead
.” Shot on a shoestring budget of approximately $350,000 in the woods of Tennessee, the film went on to gross over $2.4 million worldwide and achieved cult status.
The duo later reteamed for a series of sequels and a 2013 reboot before the TV series follow-up “Ash vs. Evil Dead” debuted on Starz in 2015 to critical acclaim.
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