Exclusive: Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless on their 'battle royale' in Ash vs. Evil Dead

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Aug 15, 2015, 6:12 PM EDT (Updated)

The news that Bruce Campbell would be returning to the world of the Evil Dead for a new series on Starz was pretty exciting in and of itself ... but when it was revealed that one of his major foils in the show would be none other than Lucy Lawless, former warrior princess and all-around badass, the fan-o-meter pushed up into the red. These are two genre icons, and seeing them square off in a world full of Deadites and God-knows-what-else under the helmage of Sam Raimi is, hopefully, going to be a treat.

To get a little taste of what's to come, I talked to both actors about what we can expect from the show. First up, Groovy Bruce talks the "kegs of blood" it took to bring Ash back to the screen, and where our favorite S-Mart employee is when things kick off.

Next, we got some time with Lucy Lawless to get the lowdown on her character, Ruby, and what her presence means for Ash and the evil menace he's facing. And then somebody had to go and crash the party.

Ash vs. Evil Dead premieres Oct. 31, 2015, on Starz. Will you be on board for Ash's not-so-excellent adventure?

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