Spartacus Gods Of The Arena
Add the name of Dominic Purcell to the list of actors vying for the lead in Spartacus: Blood and Sand. The Prison Break star reportedly sent a screen test to Starz the same day that the network's president announced the series was close to landing a new lead.
Starz has released a teaser for Spartacus: Gods of the Arena introducing the new gladiators, as well as images from the premiere. The six-episode prequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand debuts on Jan. 21.
Starz will follow the Feb. 25 finale of Spartacus: Gods of the Arena with an early premiere of Camelot, a retelling of the King Arthur story that stars Joseph Fiennes and Jamie Campbell Bower. The 10-episode drama will then formally launch on April 1.
Starz has released key art and a second teaser trailer for Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, the prequel to its series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. The six-episode miniseries, which stars Dustin Clare, John Hannah, Lucy Lawless and Peter Mensah, debuts on Jan. 21.