Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment. Jeffrey Thomas as Titus Lentulus Batiatus ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ Quintus Batiatus' father and owner of the family's ludus. . DeKnight Robert Tapert Chloe Smith Charles Knight Aaron Lam Written by Steven S. Veteran gladiators Barca and Gannicus accept the rising star of Crixus but fear that their own careers will suffer, as the machinations of Batiatus and Lucretia to court Capua's elite end in tragedy for several members of the household. But he puts one condition - he wants to lead it. Quintus Lentulus Batiatus becomes a lanista manager when he takes over his father's ludus of gladiators.
But not all battles are fought upon the sands. But just in case things go wrong, Spartacus dreams and schemes an escape plan. The inspiration behind this series is the Thracian Gladiator Spartacus, who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic. Let me share some series that I like. Dustin Clare as Gannicus ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ champion gladiator of the Batiatus' ludus. Pre-production of season 2 continued when Whitfield was announced cancer-free, however his cancer recurred, and Starz officially re-casted the role to Liam McIntyrefor the role of Spartacus for season 2, titled Spartacus: Vengeance.
On June 4, 2012, Starz announced the third and final season, titled Spartacus: War of the Damned. After filming of the season was complete, the production team announced a second season to be produced. Former champion gladiator Oenomaus reluctantly retires from combat to become Doctore, while Syrian recruits Ashur and Dagan become fierce enemies as Ashur tries to prove himself worthy of being a gladiator. Batiatus puts all his fortunes on the man who will gain him fame and glory, his best gladiator, the Celt, Gannicus; a skilled warrior who wields his swords in the arena as if it were his last day alive. The Thracians had been persuaded by Claudius Glaber to serve as auxiliaries in the Roman legions in a campaign against the Getae, who had often plundered Thracian lands.
However after Glaber reneges on the deal and switches his attentions from the Getae to attack Mithridates in Asia Minor, the Thracians feel betrayed and mutiny. Because of the delay, Starz produced a six-episode prequel titled Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, to introduce a backstory and to give Whitfield time to recover. To survive, he must become more than a man. Craig Walsh Wrightson as Marcus Decius Solonius ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ Batiatus' friend. But his passion will give him the strength to prevail over every obstacle, in this modern and uninhibited tale of death, honour and endurance.
Unknowingly to them, the powers of the Empire are forced to turn to wealthy, ambitious Marcus Crassus to aid the campaign, along with a young Julius Caesar. Episode - 6: Delicate Things Lies, distrust and duplicity plague the house of Batiatus and impact the hopes of both Barca and Spartacus, who have benefited from good fortune and envision a future away from the grounds. Whitfield gave his blessings, and passed away on September 11, 2011. By his side stands his beautiful wife Lucretia who will help her husband achieve his goal no matter what the cost. DeKnight serves as the lead writer and executive producer of the series.
As the series develops, the story follows the betrayals and machinations. Lucretia sides with her husband albeit reluctantly in performing a risky plan while Gannicus finds himself on unstable ground. Spartacus must fight for survival, befriend his enemies and play politics in this new world of corruption, violence, sex and fame. Manu Bennett as Crixus ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ a trainee gladiator. Shane Rangi as Dagan ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ a trainee gladiator.
Temuera Morrison as Doctore ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ Oenomaus' predecessor as the Batiatus' gladiator trainer. Gareth Williams as Vettius, Tullius' young henchman and owner of a rival ludus. However, it was delayed due to lead actor Andy Whitfield being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Josef Brown as Auctus ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ a gladiator. He will be seduced by power and tormented by vengeance.
The origins of the Gaul, Crixus are also explored. Stephen Lovatt as Tullius ΓΓé¼ΓÇ£ Batiatus' business rival. By the way, I didn't upload this videos am just sharing some sites, links that I personally know. Plot The mini-series features the bloody history of the House of Batiatus and the city of Capua before the arrival of Spartacus. War of the Damned premiered on January 25, 2013.
The army of romans headed by Cossinius and his tribune Furius is defeated in a bloody battle with rebels led by Spartacus. The show is comprised of 3 seasons and a prequel. Against all of this, the city's splendid new arena nears completion and with it the opening games that will make men into gods. Titus is finally killed by the poisoned wine given to him by Lucretia but unfortunately so is Melitta. Purchased as an undisciplined and disheveled recruit in the first episode, the Gaul Crixus endures mockery and threats of death to become the greatest gladiator in the house after Gannicus. Episode - 1: Enemies of Rome The rebellion Spartacus has created has turned into thousands and now with Crixus and Gannicus they begin to take on Rome. However, there are those who oppose Batiatus and his future champion s of Capua, plotting against him only to fail.