‘Spartacus’ Producer: Prequel Won’t Disappoint

PASADENA, Calif. – A producer for Starz’s “Spartacus” series says fans who enjoy the show’s graphic blood and guts won’t be disappointed when it returns. Producer Steven DeKnight said Friday that “there are some deaths that are so incredible you just have to rewind and watch again because you can’t believe what you just saw.” […]

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‘Spartacus’ Prequel Promises More Drama, Battles and Creative Cursing

‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand‘ quickly became Starz’s most popular original series, with its blend of sophisticated historical drama and intense violence and sex.  Sadly, just as the show was taking off, Andy Whitfield (who plays Spartacus) was diagnosed with cancer.  Fortunately, he has now recovered and was in fighting form at the San Diego Comic-Con […]

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Starz Channel Plans Prequel to ‘Spartacus’ Series

NEW YORK — A prequel to the Starz channel’s hit series ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand‘ is in the works. Andy Whitfield played the gladiator hero in its breakout first season and will briefly appear in the prequel. But co-stars Lucy Lawless and John Hannah take center stage for the six-episode miniseries leading up to Spartacus’ arrival […]

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