News Bruce Campbell Officially Announces His Retirement from Playing Ash Williams Published 1 year ago on April 24, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet As we learned this past Friday, Starz officially announced that “Ash vs. Evil Dead” has been cancelled. This doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of the legendary Bruce Campbell in horror genre, as I’m sure he’ll find a home in many upcoming projects in the future. Campbell announced his retirement from the Ash character this past Monday, which you can see from his Twitter page below. Today, however, he took to his Facebook page and shared his farewell message, also included below. Big props to fans for the effort, but I’m retired as Ash. #timetofrysomeotherfish https://t.co/Di1aeBV0dl — Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) April 23, 2018 He recently shared the follow farewell message via his Facebook account. Bruce Campbell has officially buried his chainsaw, folks. “Good people, Evil Dead fans everywhere, I bid you a heartfelt farewell playing Ash – the character I took acting lessons with for 39 years. I am hereby retiring from that portrayal. It’s time. I followed Ash from his formative years thru his mid-life crisis and decline. What a thrill! What a privilege! We had a great resurgence with the help of Starz (kudos not jeers, folks). They made it possible for 15 more hours of Evil Dead-ness in your life – the equivalent of 10 more features! Is Ash dead? Never. Ash is as much a concept as a person. Where there is evil in this world, there must be one to counter – man or woman, it matters not. Thanks for watching. Love, Bruce” Thanks for all the amazing Evil Dead franchise movie memories, Bruce. Everyone at Dark Universe are super excited to see what you end up doing next. I’m pretty sure we’ll be seeing you in many more horror related projects in the future. Related Topics: Up Next Trick or Treat Studios’ Replica Mask from New ‘Halloween’ Film Now Up for Pre-Order! Don't Miss Flashback Weekend Hosting ‘Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter’ Reunion in Chicago! Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Brings the Carnage to Blu-Ray and Digital in the UK This October Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago ‘Child’s Play’ Slashes Its Way onto UK Blu-Ray This October Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Vicious Cover Artwork Reveled for Scream Factory’s ‘Silver Bullet’ Blu-Ray News3 days ago Filming Begins on Next ‘Wrong Turn’ Movie in New Richmond Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Stephen King’s “The Stand” Getting Collector’s Edition UK Blu-Ray This October News3 days ago Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween Kills’ Begins Filming Today in Wilmington, North Carolina News2 weeks ago Scene-Stealer Jibrail Nantambu Will Return for ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween: Kills’ is Set to Begin Filming in Three Weeks News4 weeks ago Charles Cyphers Rumored to Appear in Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 weeks ago Anthony Michael Hall Will Play Tommy Doyle in ‘Halloween Kills’ News6 days ago [Trailer] Blumhouse’s ‘Black Christmas’ Remake Unwraps a Masked Killer News2 weeks ago ‘Gretel & Hansel’ Teaser Trailer and Poster Awakens Blood-Curdling Witch News1 month ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News1 month ago Shudder’s “Creepshow” Series to Get Its Own Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood News2 months ago [Trailer] Woody Harrelson and Crew Battle the Undead in ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!