Billy the Puppet, Ash Williams and Leprechaun appear in 'Family Guy' mobile game

By Karen Butler  |  Oct. 31, 2016 at 10:45 PM
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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Fox Digital Entertainment, Lionsgate and Starz are teaming up to bring iconic film and television horror characters to Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff.

The Halloween edition of the mobile game features Billy the Puppet from Lionsgate's Saw films; Ash Williams from Starz's popular Ash vs. Evil Dead series; and Leprechaun from Lionsgate's Leprechaun franchise.

The creepy trio check into a haunted hotel run by James Woods, a recurring Family Guy guest star.

   "As longtime fans of the TinyCo team and Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, we are fired up and honored to include our intellectual property into this limited-time Halloween event," Peter Levin, president of interactive ventures and games for Lionsgate, said in a statement Monday. "Collaborating with Fox and Starz on this initiative and allowing fans of these iconic genre characters to interact in this medium is a win for all parties involved."

"Starz is thrilled that Ash vs. Evil Dead will be joining the Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff.  Ash Williams, Billy the Puppet, Leprechaun and Peter Griffin are bringing the party this Halloween, and Quahog is going to be cleaning up the gore for a long time to come!" added Alison Hoffman, chief marketing officer at Starz. 

Remarked Rick Phillips, executive vice president at Fox Digital Entertainment: "Halloween's coming to Quahog and this year it's going to be especially terrifying. We're excited to be working with Lionsgate and Starz to include these iconic horror characters in a great new event in Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff."

The game is now available on iOS, Android and Amazon devices.

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