Vengeance, season 2 download destination overdrive. Gods of the arena was also broadcast between seasons 1 and 2 in 2011. Slave leader spartacus isnt the only part on starz cult hit thats being recast for season two. A very bloody, very violent, very sweary, very sexfilled starz television series produced by sam raimi, rob tapert and steven deknight. He even attended the spartacus panel at comiccon where he said he felt better than ever. Lucretia survived and will remain a seductive villain, a character. Blood and sand, has died of nonhodgkin lymphoma, it was confirmed today. Learn more about spartacus played by liam mcintyre and how his character evolves this season. Spartacus will not be the only recast role on the second season of. Claudius glabers arrival in capua forces spartacus to keep his rebellious band intact.
Spartacus tv series 201020 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Dustin clare gannicus 10 episodes 201220 cynthia addairobinson naevia 5 episodes 201220 liam mcintyre 1 episode 2012 executive producer 3 credits executive producer. Spartacus discovers the grave responsibilities and costs involved in his new role as a leader of freed slaves. She seems to be the only main character who simply wants to get out of dodge and start a new life while they still can. Nov 20, 20 i fell in love with katrina as soon as she appeared mid season of spartacus. A sexy neerdowell is coming to reign in season 2 and hes got his evil eye on french court. Preproduction of season 2 continued when whitfield was announced. Blood and sand exposes spartacus and his fellow gladiators to new environments and characters. A recent article via deadline is now indicating that lesleyann brandt who plays the love of crixus, will also not be rejoining the season 2 cast as she is leaving to join the cast of csi. The producers put production of the second season on hold, while andy whitfield underwent medical tr. Andy whitfield, the british star of us tv drama spartacus. Dec 17, 2012 spartacus season 2 will go out of the gladiator arena after the slaves fled after batiatus met his end on the lodus bloodbath. Spartacus is an american television series produced in new zealand that premiered on starz on january 22, 2010, and concluded on april 12, 20. And it introduced liam mcintyre, who picked up the title role after star.
Wife of spartacus, sold to slavery when he was captured. Blood and sand, the titular star, andy whitfield was diagnosed with nonhodgkin. Reign season 2 spoilers craig parker cast as narcisse. The narration and writing are top notch and the violence and battles are really satisfying as a big fan of the show, a lot more time is spent on what i imagine would have happened between seasons 2. Each episode has slowmotion fight scenes, inyourface blood spatters and explicit sex. He was best known for his leading role in the starz television series spartacus. Even the dramatic final line is a quote of suras charge to spartacus in the thing in the pit, itself a callback to the pilot, kill them all.
Starz will air the prequel series, titled spartacus. Sep 12, 2011 andy whitfield, the british star of us tv drama spartacus. Jul 11, 2014 a sexy neerdowell is coming to reign in season 2 and hes got his evil eye on french court. Just dropping this in, for anyone wanting an extra spartacus fix try ben kanes spartacus novels not connected to the show in anyway on audible. Andy whitfield 17 october 1971 11 september 2011 was a welsh actor. After a twoyear wait, starz premiered the second season of its original gladiator series, spartacus. He moved to australia in 1999 to work as a construction. Real life tragedy afflicts andy whitfield with lymphona, delaying the production of the show for a second season. Spartacus disobeys an order by legatus gaius claudius glaber, who refused to send his men to protect spartacus village. Vengeance premieres on jan 27th at 10pm on starz s. Gaius claudius glaber and his roman troops are sent to capua to.
Ashur is an exgladiator in batiatus ludus and a central antagonist in the series. To spartacus for sura, though word of god is that sura will always be his one true love. She screamed constantly, was manipulatice, wasnt even cute to make up for the crazy bitch level and. She harbors feelings toward crixus, to her husbands ignorance. Spartacus is presented the choice of satisfying his personal need for vengeance against the man that condemned his wife to slavery and eventual death o. The series follows the character gannicus dustin clare, the first gladiator representing lentulus batiatus to become champion of capua. Since spartacus is based, albeit loosely, on actual history, it wont be much of a spoiler to reveal that season two, tersely and accurately titled vengeance, picks up only a short while after last seasons finale, with spartacus and his fellow fugitive gladiators eking out a living in capuas sewers and countryside. Actor liam mcintyre took over whitfields role in the tv series when he became ill. Liam mcintyre, an australian actor who starred in hbos the pacific, has. The lavish sets and visual effects are beyond description. Maybe for me i want gannicus to be part of spartacus season 5 i want him to be a leader soonif it is possible 21.
He studied construction at sheffield hallam university in england. She was the twenty first main character to be killed. Andy whitfield season 1 and liam mcintyre seasons 23 as spartacus a thracian slave. A thracian warrior, enlisted by the romans to fight, has his. But recently the actor had been in remission and training hard for season 2. Its story follows spartacus played by liam mcintyre, who replaces the late andy whitfield. Naevia survived longer than any other female character on the show. Spartacus is an american television series produced in new zealand that premiered on starz. Her character naevia had significant screen time in the first season adding intrigue to the sordid affair of crixus and lucretia. However, it was delayed due to lead actor andy whitfield being diagnosed with.
As her manager put it, his client would be willing to come back to the role, if the price is right. Jan 24, 2012 learn more about spartacus played by liam mcintyre and how his character evolves this season. Australian actor liam mcintyre took over the role of spartacus from season 2. Portrayed by andy whitfield in blood and sand, liam mcintyre in. Arrow season 2 cast katrina law as nyssa al ghul tvline. According to producer rob tapert, this means fans will see a potentially different take on the character for the actor chosen to take over the role. Former xena star lucy lawless is heading to abcs super series in season 2, tvguide. Mcintyre, a littleknown australian actor who will soon be carrying the second season of spartacus, was necessitated after it was announced in the fall that mr. Australian actor liam mcintyre will replace whitfield in the shows. Portrayed by andy whitfield in blood and sand, liam mcintyre in vengeance and war of the damned. The fiction series was inspired by the historical figure of spartacus, a thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 bc led a major slave uprising against the roman republic departing from capua.
Mar 02, 2011 a recent article via deadline is now indicating that lesleyann brandt who plays the love of crixus, will also not be rejoining the season 2 cast as she is leaving to join the cast of csi. Vengeance is a production of epic and monumental proportions. Spartacus season 2 will go out of the gladiator arena after the slaves fled after batiatus met his end on the lodus bloodbath. Vengeance is the second season of the american television series spartacus, a starz television series, which follows spartacus. Throughout its threeseason plus prequel run, spartacus has featured some amazing characters with amazing stories and some especially memorable death scenes. Spartacus, determined to bring down roma, now leads a rebellion swelled by thousands of freed slaves. Production on the second season of spartacus is slated to resume by spring. A total of 33 episodes of spartacus were broadcast over three seasons. Blood and sand will also introduce liam mcintyre as the new spartacus. Spartacus wife sura is condemned to slavery, and spartacus is taken to rome to be executed in the games by glaber. Spartacus proven himself to be a good leader and he leave a legacy to all the people who is under him but gannicus doesnt. Spartacus star liam mcintyre describes what he took from andy. Jan 17, 2011 production on the second season of spartacus is slated to resume by spring.
It was initially picked up for episodes and then got a second pickup before a single episode aired. Blood and sand, the titular star, andy whitfield was diagnosed with nonhodgkin lymphoma. With andy whitfield, lucy lawless, manu bennett, daniel feuerriegel. Episode viewers and ratings season 3 episode 2 of spartacus resulted in a 0. Hated it when they killed her off at the end of season 2. The actor in this season, andy whitfield, made his mark as spartacus, a character that we sympathize with from the first moments in to the end where he becomes the leader against slavery. Spartacus will not be the only recast role on the second season of starzs flagship series spartacus. The life of spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the romans. Lesleyann brandt to leave starzs spartacus, role of naevia will. Since then, he became batiatus errand boy, accompanying him into the city to aid in transactions or sometimes going alone for more private business. On a beautiful sunny sydney spring morning, surrounded by. Gods of the arena is a television miniseries broadcast by american cable tv starz, as a prequel to spartacus, which premiered january 21, 2011. When the actors cancer recurred and he later died on september 11, 2011, starz had actor. Blood and sand, the gladiator rebellion continues and begins to strike fear into the heart of the roman republic in spartacus.
Spartacus star liam mcintyre describes what he took from. Shortly after completing the first season of spartacus. Roman leader gaius claudius glaber has died, and former rivals become rebel generals, joining the war against. Although it is billed as the second season of spartacus, fans will know it is technically the third season. Apr 11, 20 throughout its three season plus prequel run, spartacus has featured some amazing characters with amazing stories and some especially memorable death scenes. You can change your settings at any time by using the consent. While bringing his own take on the gladiator, the actor tells thr there were.
On the heels of the bloody escape from the house of batiatus that concluded spartacus. Andy whitfield, the breakout actor in the hit tv series, spartacus. He was 39, and left behind a wife and two young children. I fell in love with katrina as soon as she appeared mid season of spartacus. Related reign promotes jonathan keltz to series regular for season 2 craig parker spart. I hear lesleyann brandt, who played naevia, body slave to lucretia. After sparatcus lead the thracian revolt, he captured spartacus and sentenced him to death at gladium. Whitfield died on sunday in sydney, australia, 18 months after being diagnosed with non. Turns out that as the 2nd season of spartacus was coming up, the original actress who played naevia, lesleyann brandt, could not seem to come to terms for a new financial agreement with starz. On the heels of the bloody escape from the house of batiatus, the gladiator rebellion continues, striking fear into the heart of the roman republic. A thracian who becomes a gladiator in the ludus of lentulus batiatus. The star, who was born in amlwch, wales, but moved to. Naevia from season 2 and 3 was the most horrible character ever.
Liam mcintyre replaces andy whitfield in spartacus tv guide. Lesleyann brandt to leave starzs spartacus, role of. From the heros enemies to his confidantes, find out what drives the characters on the starz original series. The muscled actor succumbed to nonhodgkins lymphoma, a type of. Shes one of the few people that can sway spartacus. Due to a conflict with crixus prior to blood and sand, he was crippled and forced to wear a brace on his right leg.
Whitfield, who created the lead character in that hit starz series about the roman gladiator who eventually leads a slave rebellion, had had a recurrence of. Naevia and crixus are the only main characters in the series to appear in the three seasons and the prequel of the series. Andy whitfield, star of the starz entertainment swordandsandal series spartacus, died in australia on sunday at the age of 39. Britishborn actor andy whitfield, star of the tv series spartacus. It premiered on january 27, and concluded on march 30, 2012. The pilot saw spartacus and sura caught unawares and captured by legatus glaber a handful of roman soldiers, a number spartacus handily dispatches in this episodes main action setpiece. Blood and sand is expected to air on starz in late 2011. Expected to begin airing early 2012, the second season of spartacus. Lesleyann brandt, who played lucretias body slave naevia, left the show during its. After a twoyear wait, starz premiered the second season of its. Spartacus actor andy whitfields cancer battle documented in be. Spartacus gave gannicus a chance to lead but he rejected the offer to be a leader. Spartacus launches a bold assault to procure food and shelter for his followers, while crassus raises a formidable army and welcomes a surprise visitor. After the first episode eased us back into the world of spartacus, familiarising us with the new status quo for the escaped slaves, this.1024 1628 153 1307 1330 829 332 1051 1391 931 1529 873 1108 693 1025 494 879 1303 642 2 418 1139 526 1220 225 1532 1222 628 1483 189 482 1195 508 223 502 1042 1243 495 279 1286 499 892 129