Over 30 years after the first “Evil Dead” film, the story continues in a new Starz TV series called “Ash Vs. Evil Dead.” Lead stars Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless stop by SIDEWALKS to talk about the next phase of the cult franchise.
Video Content: Lucy Lawless and Bruce Campbell (2015)
SIDEWALKS host Richard R. Lee interviews Lucy Lawless and Bruce Campbell, the lead stars of Starz’s “Ash Vs. Evil Dead.” They talk about the “Evil Dead” franchise, the TV show, Lawless’ previous TV roles, and visiting fan websites.
Born in Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand, Lucy Lawless is best known for playing “Xena: Warrior Princess” in her spinoff series and originally on “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.” Other popular roles include Number Three on the re-imagined “Battlestar Galactica,” Lucretia on “Spartacus,” and recurring roles as Diane Lewis on “Parks and Recreation” and Countess Palatine Ingrid von Marburg on “Salem.” Lawless made guest appearances in “The Simpsons,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Veronica Mars,” “Burn Notice,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “CSI: Miami,” “The L Word,” and ”Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, Bruce Campbell is known for appearing in low budget films, such as “Crimewave,” “Maniac Cop,” “Bubba Ho-Tep,” and “Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat.” He found fame with starring in the “Evil Dead” film series and on TV with “The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.,” “Jack of all Trades, “ “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys,” “Xena: Warrior Princess,” and, recently, “Burn Notice.” He used his voice in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” and “Cars 2.” Campbell also spoofed his B-movie career in “My Name Is Bruce,” a film he starred and directed.
Recorded: October 12, 2015
Host / Producer: Richard R. Lee
Videographer: August C. Zuniga
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Starz Entertainment