Spartacus Departacus - Sexy swords and sandals epic winds up - but is Lucy's
new show too hot for NZ TV to handle?- Sunday Star Times 15 November 2009
Sexy swords and sandals epic winds up - but is Lucy's new show too hot for NZ TV to handle?
THE CAST and crew of big-budget American TV production Spartacus: Blood and Sand farewelled international stars John Hannah and Australian Viva Bianca last week at inner-city Auckland bar La Zeppa. The raunchy show has been courting controversy ever since it was revealed that strippers were cast as extras. Rumours are it features full-frontal nudity, orgies and naked battle scenes. Scheduled to screen in the US in January, there is no word on whether Kiwis will see the R-rated series dubbed "the boldest show on television".Hannah, the Scottish actor best known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral and The Mummy movies, stars as as Batiatus, the husband of Lucy Lawless' character Lucretia
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