Thursday, January 05, 2012

"Spartacus Vengeance" - January 27, 2012

"Spartacus": Vengeance," the third historical mini-series of the action drama "Spartacus" , premieres January 27, 2012, starring Liam McIntire.

"The executives at Starz have been extremely supportive in giving us creative freedom," said executive producer Steven S. DeKnight, "allowing us to to tell the story in a rich, yet bold way that leaves an indelible mark on its fans."

The second season sequel to "Spartacus: Blood and Sand", follows 'Spartacus' (McIntyre, replacing Andy Whitfield), after he and his fellow gladiators kill their master 'Batiatus' and escape from his gladiatorial training school 'ludus'.

The prequel, "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena", airing January 2011, averaged an estimated 6.2 million total viewers per episode across all linear channels and on-demand viewing.

Cast members and characters who return for "Vengeance" include Lucy Lawless as 'Lucretia', Peter Mensah as 'Oenomaus', Manu Bennett as 'Crixus', Nick Tarabay as 'Ashur' and Viva Bianca as 'Ilithyia'.

Craig Parker also returns as 'Gaius Claudius Glaber' and Dustin Clare reprises his role as 'Gannicus' from "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena".

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