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.
Steven S. DeKnight
Sad as we were to see 'Spartacus' bite the sand earlier this year, we took great comfort in both the possibility of a spin-off and series creator Steven S. DeKnight's interstellar war drama 'Incursion' potentially moving forward at Starz. Now, reports have emerged suggesting DeKnight's 'Incursion' has cooled in the pre-production phase, but does that mean Starz will pass on the series?
This past weekend, the 'Spartacus' franchise and its multiple iterations finally came to a climactic end with series finale event 'Victory,' closing out 'Spartacus: War of the Damned' on a hopeful, if tragic note that gave true history its due. And yet, plenty of deaths and survivals within the finale gave fans pause, so what does series creator Steven S. DeKnight have to say of the different ways 'Spartacus' could have ended? Get the latest on the 'Spartacus' closer inside!
While 'Spartacus: War of the Damned' will close out the series and potentially franchise with tomorrow night's series finale event "Victory," series creator Steven S. DeKnight is already hard at work on a new sci-fi series for Starz, the 'Alien' and 'Halo' inspired 'Incursion.' Relatively little was known about the new project before now, so hear what DeKnight has to say about the epic new sci-fi series and its Ripley-like female lead!
As excited as we are to check out the new season of 'Spartacus,' to be sub-titled 'Spartacus: War of the Damned,' it comes with a twinge of sadness. For we know that just as quickly as 'Spartacus: War of the Damned begins, the quicker the final season of Steven S. DeKnight's historical epic will come to an end. Thankfully, that doesn't stop us from enjoying the brand-spanking new trailer for the season, full of new footage and insight into 'Spartacus: War of the Damned!'