Starz is Doing an EVIL DEAD Marathon and it’s as Great as it Sounds

If you’re like me, obsessed with all things Evil Dead, than you’ll be happy to hear that Starz is doing a huge marathon all the movies, plus a midnight sneak peak of the premiere Ash vs. Evil Dead. Sounds like an amazing night, right?! It all starts this Friday at 8:00pm ET/PT and kicks off with the classic, The Evil Dead. Here’s the official lineup so you can prepare yourselves.

  • The Evil Dead marathon kicks off with the original 1981 cult classic, The Evil Dead at 8:00pm ET/PT on STARZ. This seminal horror movie features five friends who go to a cabin in the woods where they find unspeakable evil lurking in the forest. They discover the Necronomicon, the Book of the Dead, which when translated releases a legion of demons and spirits. In order to survive the night, Ash must do battle with the evil dead.
  • The marathon continues with the 1987 sequel, Evil Dead 2 at 9:30pm ET/PT. Ash, the lone survivor of the original demon attack, returns in the second chapter of the cult franchise. Armed with a chainsaw and a shotgun, he again must fight the evil dead when a group of strangers interrupt his romantic vacation in a lonely cabin in the woods.
  • The Evil Dead marathon concludes with the 1992 third installment, Army of Darkness at 10:55pm ET/PT and a sneak peek at the first episode of the STARZ Original series “Ash vs Evil Dead.” In Army of Darkness, our hero, Ash, is transported back in time to 1300 A.D. and once again faces off against the evil unleashed. In order to return to the present and get back home, he must take up his chainsaw and “boomstick” to defeat the Deadites and return the Necronomicon to its final resting place.

Will you be joining this ultimate fan marathon?! If so, please use #EvilDeadMarathon and other scene specific hashtags to capture all the fun online. Also make sure to tune in October 31st, this Saturday, to watch the premiere of Ash vs. Evil dead at 9:oopm ET/PT

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Travis Grimm

Travis Grimm

Travis has been a self-proclaimed geek ever since being introduced to Star Wars before he could speak. He spends most of his free time reading comics, watching TV, collecting toys, blogging, and traveling the US to attend all sorts of conventions. He also likes coffee quite a bit.

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