There’s Going to Be a Sci-Fi Version of ‘Spartacus’

by Emma Stefansky August 30, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
It’s the reboot we’ve all been waiting for: finally, there’s going to be a sci-fi version of Spartacus, the true-story-turned-legend of a man imprisoned by the Romans and forced to fight for his freedom against his comrades in the arena. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Champion will be helmed by Taken franchise director Olivier Megaton and written by Dawson’s Creek alum Hal Oszan.

‘The Flash’ Casts ‘Spartacus’ Star Liam McIntyre as Weather Wizard 2.0

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 7, 2015 @ 2:13 PM
The CW / DC Comics / Starz
The Bringer of Rain lives! Where casting ‘Spartacus’ alum in notable DC roles has typically proven ‘Arrow’'s game, ‘The Flash’ seems to have stolen a bit of thunder in landing the man himself. Liam McIntyre has officially been tapped to bring the rain anew as ‘The Flash’'s second incarnation of DC’s Weather Wizard in an upcoming episode.

'Arrow' Season 3 Adds 'Spartacus' Vet Nick Tarabay as DC's Captain Boomerang

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 16, 2014 @ 6:59 PM
The CW / DC Comics / Starz
Between Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson and Katrina Law, the CW's 'Arrow' has essentially cornered the market on 'Spartacus' guest stars. Get ready to throw yet another name on the pile, as Starz alum Nick E. Tarabay has joined the 'Arrow' season 3 'Flash' crossover as DC villain Captain Boomerang!

Starz's 'Spartacus' Series Finds New Life on Syfy

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 22, 2014 @ 10:36 AM
It's been a difficult road for Starz to come up with anything as breakout as the 3.5-season 'Spartacus' saga, but while 'Outlander' will prove to be the next big concept series for the network, Syfy is giving 'Spartacus' another shot in the arena. All 39 episodes of the original run will soon air on the sci-fi network, albeit understandably toned down for content.

'Arrow' Adds 'Spartacus' Star Katrina Law as R'as al Ghul's Daughter!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2013 @ 8:00 PM
DC Comics / Starz
We were delighted enough to learn that 'Arrow' season 2 would tackle the DC lore of R'as al Ghul head on, but even moreso to learn that his "child" would play an integral role in the episodes to come! To that end, the CW-DC drama has added fellow 'Spartacus' star Katrina Law in the role of R'as al Ghul's daughter, but probably not the one you're thinking.

'Arrow' Season 2: 'Spartacus' Star Cynthia Addai-Robinson Joins as Amanda Waller!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 4, 2013 @ 2:31 PM
The CW / Starz
Crixus and Naevia live! Earlier we'd heard that 'Arrow' season 2 would continue to expand its DC universe with the addition of famed character Amanda Waller, and it seems The CW's casting choice has already been intimately familiar with one of the regulars. 'Spartacus' star Cynthia Addai-Robinson will take the role, but what will Robinson's Amanda Waller mean for the 'Arrow' universe at large?

Exclusive: 'Spartacus: War of the Damned - The Complete Third Season' Bonus Clip Bids a "Bloody Farewell"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 9, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Starz's epic 'Spartacus: War of the Damned' may have come to its bloody and sandy end this past year, but we're not saying our farewells just yet. The complete three-disc Blu-ray and DVD release of 'Spartacus: War of the Damned -- The Complete Third Season' will hit stores September 3, with an option to pre-book now, and we've got an exclusive look at the cast and crew giving a "Bloody Farewell" to fans of the legendary drama.

'Spartacus' Creator's Sci-Fi 'Incursion' Still On for Starz, No 'Boss' Movie Wrap-Up

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 26, 2013 @ 6:20 PM
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Among some of the more direct news to come out of Starz' TCA press tour panel, including an exceptionally early renewal for Michael Bay pirate drama 'Black Sails,' the premium cable network offered up a few updates on some of its more skeptical properties. 'Spartacus' creator Steven S. DeKnight's 'Halo' meets 'Band of Brothers' project 'Incursion' remains very much in play, though 'Boss' and 'Magic City' fans have a bitter pill to swallow.