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Action, Drama, Fantasy

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Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Dustin Clare, Dan Feuerriegel, Simon Merrells, Todd Lasance, Christian Antidormi, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Pana Hema-Taylor, Ellen Hollman, Gwendoline Taylor, Jenna Lind, Anna Hutchison, Ditch Davey, Barry Duffield

Liam McIntyre and Series Creator Talk About 'Spartacus' Heartbreaking Finale

April 13, 2013 12:04:11

Spartacus' fight for freedom came at a great cost in the series finale of ": War of the Damned". In fact, [SPOILER ALERT!] it's the titular character himself who died in the last battle against the Romans.

Speaking of the tragic ending for his character, shares to Entertainment Weekly, "I love the movie 'Gladiator' and I just think if he had lived through the end of that it just would have lost so much of the impact of what he was doing. So I'm glad [we] didn't do that." Pleased with the show's ending, he adds, "What kind of hero is ending as the guy going, 'Alright, see ya thousands of dead slaves!'? It just didn't feel right."

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'Spartacus' Series Finale Preview Teases a Bitter End

April 06, 2013 12:04:48

After their long fight for freedom, Spartacus and his men are gearing up for what could be the final showdown in ": War of the Damned" finale. With his outnumbered rebel force, the titular character leads the pivotal battle against the Romans.

Titled "Victory", the series finale of "Spartacus" will air Friday, April 12 at 9/8c on Starz. Though the episode title might hint at the outcome, who will survive after the final battle remains a question since it's almost certain that the war will claim more victims.

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'Spartacus' Season 3 Debuts New Epic Trailer

December 24, 2012 03:12:35

Another trailer for the third and final season of "" has been dropped online. Staying true to its title, "War of the Damned", the promo material is jam-packed with bloody scenes in the war field. Spartacus does not hesitate to act brutal in order to defeat the Romans which is led by ambitious rich man Marcus Licinius Crassus.

The upcoming third season takes place after the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. Spartacus and his men have amassed major victories against the Romans after the Battle of Vesuvius. These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000. Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents.

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'Spartacus' Season 3 Promos Highlight the Rebels and the Romans

December 22, 2012 09:12:14

Starz has unveiled promo videos for the third and final season of its hit series "". The first one is titled "The Rebels", focusing on the tension between the titular hero and his camp. Writer Steven S. Deknight is seen explaining how the group often have arguments amid the stressful war and their fights usually turn ugly.

The second promo, meanwhile, is called "The Romans". It highlights the richest man in the Roman Republic, Marcus Licinius Crassus and his hunger for power and respect, as explained by Deknight. Simon Merrells, who plays the villain, describes Crassus as an ambitious man who wants to claim "military glory" by defeating Spartacus.

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'Spartacus' Final Season Gets Premiere Date, Debuts New Teaser

November 07, 2012 08:11:08

Starz has set a premiere date for ": War of the Damned". The historical drama series will return for its third and final installment consisting of 10 new episodes starting Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9 P.M., so the network announces.

To hype up the upcoming premiere, a new teaser for the new chapter has been made available via Starz's official site. It includes some bloody battle scenes and interviews with some cast members as well as executive producer Steven DeKnight.

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'Spartacus' Showrunner Justifies Shocking Decision to End Show After Third Season

June 05, 2012 11:06:59

The upcoming third season of "" will be the last for the series. On Monday, June 4, Starz announced the decision to cancel the starrer with a 10-episode season which is subtitled "War of the Damned".

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, showrunner Steven S. DeKnight admits they make a "bold move" by ending the show when it still delivers high ratings for the cable channel. Still, he argues that they want to conclude "the show when you're on top and the audience still wants more instead of dragging it out until it starts to wane and you kind of limp to the finish line."

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First Teaser for 'Spartacus' Season 3: Heroes Will Rise

June 04, 2012 11:06:39

"" will not return until January 2013, but Starz has debuted the first teaser for the upcoming third season. Though it does not include any new scenes or plot details, the video does promise that the new chapter will have plenty of bloody action scenes.

At the end of the second season which is called "Spartacus: Vengenace", 's Spartacus led his army to defeat Glaber. Next, the titular hero will have Marcus Crassus as his biggest enemy, with Simon Merrells being cast in the role.

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'Spartacus: Vengeance' Cast Dish On New Season at Premiere Party

January 19, 2012 04:01:50

": Vengeance" stars stepped out on Wednesday, January 18 to celebrate the impending premiere of the show. Putting on their formal outfits, the show's actors and actresses attended the event which took place at the ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles, California, where they also gave some tidbits from the new chapter.

The new Spartacus depicter, , boasted that he almost set co-star on fire during the filming of a scene. Bennett chimed in, "He's always doing something like that. Whether it be fictional or real! No, it was a scene with a catapult and it involved a fireball," while creator Steven DeKnight gushed that it's a really important scene.

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'Spartacus: Vengeance' Reels in More Blood and Nudity With Long-Form Trailer

December 22, 2011 09:12:51

Starz has hyped up the anticipation of ": Vengeance" January premiere by unveiling a long-form trailer for the series. The fresh preview gives more look at the intense fighting, the blood spilling and glimpses of nudity. It also shares footage of ' Lucretia.

In this follow-up to "Spartacus: Blood and Sand", the gladiator rebellion continues and begins to strike fear into the heart of the Roman Republic. Gaius Claudius Glaber and his Roman troops are sent to Capua to crush the growing band of freed slaves that Spartacus leads before it can inflict further damage.

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First Three Minutes of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Debuted

December 10, 2011 09:12:13

A new sneak peek to the first episode of ": has landed online, giving a look at the first opening scene. Said to be a pivotal part of the show, the approximately three-minute footage follows Spartacus and other rebels who fight some soldiers. After the battle ends, he decides to use one of the army dead bodies to send a message to an old friend.

This follow-up to "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" takes place several weeks after the end of the first season, where Spartacus led a rampage at the House of Batiatus. In the new chapter, Capua is in an uproar and the gladiators are on the run.

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'Spartacus' Gets Season 3 Order, to Start Production in Early 2012

November 08, 2011 09:11:59

"" has been given another season to live. Starz has announced on Monday, November 7 that it picks up the show for a third season although the second season, which is called "Spartacus: Vengeance", has not been debuted yet. The yet-to-be titled third season is scheduled to begin the production in early 2012 in New Zealand.

"There is no denying the impact 'Spartacus' has had in the marketplace with fans across the globe thirsting for the continuation of the epic tale," says Starz Media managing director Carmi Zlotnik when announcing the renewal. "We are thrilled to come to an early agreement that allows the writers and talent to get right back to work in preparing for season three"

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Premiere Date, New Poster and More Footage of 'Spartacus: Vengeance'

November 04, 2011 11:11:08

Starz has announced a premiere date for ": Vengeance". After it wrapped up the first season in April 2010, the fantasy drama series will return on Friday, January 27 at 10 P.M. with now starring as the title character.

The story begins several weeks after the end of the first season, which was called "Spartacus: Blood and Sand", where Spartacus led a rampage at the House of Batiatus. In the new season, Capua is in an uproar and the gladiators are on the run.

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Andy Whitfield to Be Honored With 'Spartacus' Marathons

September 17, 2011 12:09:46

In honor of Welsh actor who passed away on September 11, Starz would run two kinds of ": Blood and Sand" season 1 marathon. Beginning at 9:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 2, the tribute includes fan favorite episodes to showcase his most memorable performances.

In the press release, Starz said there will be five episodes including the premiere and finale episodes. They did not reveal the other three. And then the network is set to re-air the entire season of the series on December 16, just a month before the new season starts January 2012 with replacing Whitfield.

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Bloody Action-Packed Trailer of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Unleashed

July 30, 2011 12:07:28

Starz has debuted the first full trailer of ": Vengeance" to follow-up the teaser which was screened at San Diego Comic-Con. It sees 's Spartacus in many bloody action scenes as he is determined to take revenge over what happened to his wife.

Also featured in the sneak peek are 's Ilithyia and ' Lucretia. The former is screaming in a shock in one scene, while the latter appears with a scruffy look.

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First Footage and Photos of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Debuted

July 15, 2011 08:07:00

San Diego Comic Con is still a week away, but Starz has shared sneak peeks to ": Vengeance". A teaser for the second season of the action drama series has landed online, and three photos made their way out via Entertainment Weekly, giving the first look at as the new Spartacus.

"We will face the hordes of Rome again... and the Gods shall weep for their suffering," so says the title character who stares intensely to the camera in the footage. The rebel gladiator is seen in action in one of the pictures and facing off another man in another shot. The other photo, meanwhile, captures him shirtless and holding a sword in each of his hands.

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Starz Picks Sam Raimi as Executive Producer for 'Spartacus' TV Series

October 28, 2008 02:10:06

"Spartacus" will come into television in 2009 with Sam Raimi as its executive producer. Starz has announced that Raimi will be responsible to lead the series along with Rob Tapert and Joshua Donen for the production in early 2009.

Raimi will also collaborate with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" veteran, Steven S. DeKnight, who serves as a showrunner on the series. The new series has been ordered for 13 episodes which will be premiered in 2009. "Spartacus" TV series will focus on the historical events and life of Spartacus, a slave who became the leader of the slave uprising against the Roman Republic in 73 BC.

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