A Batch of Cast Photos From 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' Shared

Andy Whitfield who plays the titular character and Lucy Lawless who portrays Lucretia are among the new TV series' stars who are captured in the images.

AceShowbiz - A look at some of the characters in Starz's new series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" has been shared through a batch of cast photos. Among those who are featured individually in the images are Andy Whitfield's Spartacus, Lucy Lawless' Lucretia, John Hannah's Batiatus, Peter Mensah's Doctore, Manu Bennett's Crixus, Nick Tarabay's Ashur, Jai Courtney's Varro, Antonio Te Maioho's Barca, and Erin Cummings' Sura.

Prior to the images, Starz has released a behind the scenes video for "Spartacus". An exclusive courtesy of UGO, the clip that was debuted on December 23 has provided some footage from the upcoming action drama series as well as featured commentaries from the stars.

Though "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" has yet to be premiered until January 22, 2010 at 10 P.M, Starz has ordered the second season of this series. The title of the second season is expected to be "Spartacus: Vengeance," but other details are still kept under wraps.

The first season, meanwhile, will follow Spartacus who is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment. However, not all battles are fought upon the sands. Treachery, corruption, and the allure of sensual pleasures will constantly test Spartacus. To survive, he must become more than a man. More than a gladiator. He must become a legend.

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