Liam McIntyre Replaces Andy Whitfield As <i>Spartacus</i>

The search for Spartacus is officially over, as Australian actor Liam McIntyre has scored the coveted starring role in the second season of Starz's Spartacus: Blood and Sand. The actor beats out rumored contenders Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell and many more for the role, replacing original star Andy Whitfield following the actor's decision to bow out to undergo further cancer treatments. Read on for Starz's full press release announcing the casting.

[via TV Squad]

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