With original star Andy Whitfield still not well enough to reprise his role as freedom-loving gladiator/slave Spartacus (Whitfield’s condition is thought to have improved since his battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma) we have yet another face appearing in Starz’s ancient series. The studio ordered a prequel series last time out in the hope that Whitfield would be able to return for the third series, but unfortunately he suffered a slight relapse during early filming. But as one door closes a window (of opportunity) opens and Liam McIntyre is the man who will be playing the titular hunk in upcoming series Spartacus: Vengeance Viewers might remember Liam McIntyre from his guest appearance on The Pacific and his one-time spot on Neighbours. Or maybe both..
Spartacus: Vengeance will be hitting screens in 2012