Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan was absent at this year’s Comic-Com but Bruce Campbell, as he tossed several new Chuck Finley shirts into the crowd, revealed that his character will soon be stepping out on his own.
A Burn Notice prequel centered on Sam Axe is on its way.
Jeff Wachtel, president of original programming for USA, made the news official, and Campbell approved. “I have to say that USA finally got their sh– together,” the actor said.
The prequel, a one-time movie that does not yet have an air date, will follow Sam Axe’s last mission in the military, executive producer Matt Nix said. “You will see what happened and how Sam Axe ended up retiring in Miami. We learn a little more about the guy, and we get to see Sam Axe in action with guns. And I’m hoping you’re OK with this, but I’m thinking about putting a chainsaw in your hand,” Nix said to Campbell, best known for his role as the chainsaw-handed Ash in the Evil Dead saga.”