“Spartacus” Prequel Premiers Tonight on Starz


Spartacus: Blood and Sand, which ran January through April of last year, became a surprising hit on Starz. Now the station is following up by stepping back, premiering a 6-episode prequel titled Spartacus: Gods of the Arena. The series begins tonight, Friday January 21st, at 10 PM ET/PT. Check out the trailer:

Andy Whitfield, who was cast in the title role for season one, has stepped down due to reoccurring issues with cancer, so the role has been filled by actor Liam McIntyre.

To learn more about this, check out a recent article in the New York Times where McIntyre discusses the change.

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena airs Fridays at 10PM ET/PT on Starz

[via tor.com]


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