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SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED Episode 9 'The Dead and the Dying' Preview
Published: March 25, 2013 - 7:15am
Spartacus: War of the Damned is the final season of the hit series and stars Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Dustin Clare (Gannicus), Simon Merrells (Marcus Crassus) and Todd Lasance (Caesar). The series is led by showrunner Steven DeKnight and the next episode airs April 5th only on Starz.
Spartacus: War of the Damned takes place following the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. Spartacus and his men have amassed major victories against the Romans after the Battle of Vesuvius. These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000. Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents.
Crassus discovers a not-so-noble Roman is taking credit for crushing the rebel forces, while Spartacus attempts to secure a bargaining chip to use against his conquerors.
Spartacus: War of the Damned sees the return on Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Dustin Clare (Gannicus), Dan Feuerriegel (Agron), Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Naevia) and Ellen Hollman (Saxa). This year, Todd Lasance joins the cast as Gaius Julius Caesar, along with Simon Merrells, who will be playing Marcus Crassus and Anna Hutchison as Laeta. Spartacus: War of the Damned airs Friday nights exclusively on Starz.