Spartacus: War of the Damned

HOMELANDMarciano and Cohan to guest on Law & Order: SVU

Homeland’s David Marciano and The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan have been cast alongside each other in an episode of Law & Order: SVU.

Spartacus actress joins The Vampire Diaries

Spartacus actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been cast in The Vampire Diaries, playing a character called Aja. Best known for playing Naevia in Spartacus, Addai-Robinson has also appeared in FlashForward and NCIS: Los Angeles. Continue reading »

SpartacusToddNew Spartacus recruit Todd Lasance says he is “in the dark” over whether his character will be getting a spin-off series.

The former Home and Away actor is playing Caesar in the final instalment of Spartacus: War of the Damned and it was reported last year that a spin-off was a possibility for the character.

“Honestly, we haven’t had any specific conversations about where Caesar will go or what will happen in the future,” says Lasance. “I’m kind of in the dark. But it’s certainly something I’d look at if the opportunity presented itself.”

He went on to say that his character makes quite an entrance to the show, bathing with three naked women in episode two. Continue reading »

“Let us honour the fallen, with blood and death”.

That’s how the Starz network has decided to intro their awesome new promo for the upcoming conclusion to the Spartacus series, War of the Damned.

The short promo highlights some of the bloodier kills in the upcoming season complete with rock music accompaniment. Continue reading »

Hundreds of props and memorabilia from Spartacus have been sold at auction in Auckland.

Over 600 pieces were up for auction including rubber swords, jewellery, beds and severed heads.

“It went really, really well. It’s virtually all gone,” Webbs auction house general manager Chris Allsop said.

“It was crazy busy, there were bidders from all over the world.”

Among the lots to sell was a stand of rubber swords that fetched $3600, a box of Lucretia’s (Lucy Lawless) jewellery for $1050, a life-sized corpse in a box for $650 and a replica of a dead horse for $600. Continue reading »

Spartacus fans will have the chance to snap up a souvenir from the popular show in Auckland this weekend.

Over 5000 props from the Auckland-based series are going under the hammer to mark the conclusion of the show’s production.

“We’ve got a few heads that aren’t joined to bodies, we’ve got a little baby, a horse head – those sort of things that are a bit macabre and you get a bit of a fright when you come across. But everything else is actually really well made,” said James Hogan from Webb’s auction house.

“The team have put a lot of effort into how the props and the sets should look. And all the wooden furniture is really well made – I’d have it at home.” Continue reading »

There has been talk this week of a Spartacus spin-off centring on the soon-to-be introduced character of Julius Caesar.

With the third and final instalment of Spartacus beginning soon, Deadline is claiming that executive producer Robert Tapert is looking into a spin-off that would follow the character of Caesar, to be played by Australian actor Todd Lasance, who has featured in Home and Away and Underbelly.

Caesar will be introduced in the third season of Spartacus – entitled Spartacus: War of the Damned – which was filmed in New Zealand earlier this year. Continue reading »