Bruce Campbell, star of the classic horror franchise, is joining the fourth season of the Peacock comedy. Campbell will guest star as John Griffin, father of Glenn Howerton’s Jack Griffin in the series. An absent father to Jack most of his life, he recently had a spiritual awakening with hopes to reconnect with his adult son.
It is Campbell’s latest television role, having appeared in episodes of AMC’s Lodge 49 and Fargo in recent years as well as in Jimmy Kimmel’s ABC comedy pilot Adopted.
He is best known for playing Ash Williams in Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead and is currently producing the next film in the Evil Dead franchise, Evil Dead Rise, alongside Sam Raimi and will next be seen in Casey Tebo’s indie thriller, Black Friday.
Peacock renewed the comedy