Spartacus Blood and Sand: Season 1 Episode 1
The Red Serpent Review
I'm writing this review (without spoilers) after watching the first Spartacus: Blood and Sand episode via Starz. Many thanks to Starz for giving me the opportunity.
Betrayed by his country. Beaten into slavery. Reborn as a warrior.
Spartacus: Blood and Sand is a graphic and visceral account of Rome's most
famous gladiator. When he's separated from the love of his life, Spartacus is
forced into the gruesome and bloodthirsty arena, where a grisly death is
primetime entertainment. Spartacus must fight for survival, befriend his enemies
and play politics in this new world of corruption, violence, sex and fame. He'll
be seduced by power and tormented by vengeance. But his passion will give him
the strength to prevail over every obstacle, in this modern and uninhibited tale
of death, honor and endurance.
Starring Australian actor, Andy Whitfield (McLeod's Daughters) as Spartacus, Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess) as Lucretia, John Hannah (The Mummy, Four Weddings and A Funeral) as Batiatus and Peter Mensah (300, The Incredible Hulk) as Doctore, this unique mix of live action, graphic novel effects and brutal battle sequences is set to make Spartacus: Blood & Sand an epic television event.
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