Lee Majors and Ted Raimi have both joined the cast of Ash vs Evil Dead season 2!
STARZ announced today that Ash vs Evil Dead season 2 has brought in some familiar faces. The Six Million Dollar Man himself, Lee Majors, will play Ash’s father, Brock Williams, with longtime Evil Dead franchise star Ted Raimi set to play the role of Ash’s childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski.
Ash vs Evil Dead season 2 is set for another 10 half hour episodes. The cast is led by Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead, Burn Notice) in the role of Ash Williams; Lucy Lawless (Salem, Spartacus) as Ruby, who now possesses the powerful Necronomicon; Ray Santiago (Touch, Meet the Fockers) as Pablo Simon Bolivar, Ash’s loyal sidekick dealing with the trauma he suffered in the cabin; and Dana DeLorenzo (A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas) as Kelly Maxwell, who, grief-stricken after the death of her parents, plots revenge against The Evil Dead.
Sam Raimi serves as executive producer with Rob Tapert (Evil Dead, Spartacus, Xena: Warrior Princess), Bruce Campbell and Ivan Raimi (Drag Me To Hell, Spider-Man 3) along with Craig DiGregorio (Workaholics, Chuck) who serves as executive producer / showrunner. Aaron Lam (Spartacus) and Moira Grant (Spartacus) serve as producers.
Lee Majors started his television career on The Big Valley, going on to The Men from Shiloh, to Owen Marshall Counselor at Law, to The Six Million Dollar Man, to The Fall Guy, to Tour of Duty, to Raven as well as countless other television appearances on many series, specials, award shows and movies. He began his film career with Will Penny and Charlton Heston. Majors recently completed filming two movies, Almosting It and Do You Believe.
Cult horror movie favorite, Ted Raimi (brother to Sam and Ivan) has appeared in all three original Evil Dead movies. His additional feature film credits include Midnight Meat Train, Shocker, Born Yesterday, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, The Grudge, Oz the Great and Powerful as well as the first Spider-Man film trilogy. Television credits include Supernatural, Twin Peaks, CSI: NY, Xena: Warrior Princess, as well as SeaQuest DSV, among many others.