Spartacus is returning.
Starz has greenlit 10 episodes of Spartacus: Home of Ashur. The drama sequence will develop on the franchise, which aired 4 seasons (together with a prequel miniseries) on the community. Nick Tarabay might be reprising his function because the villainous Ashur, whom he performed within the sequence’ unique run. Spartacus creator, author, and govt producer Steven S. DeKnight will function showrunner and govt producer.
Starz describes the sequence as “a history-bending, erotic, thrilling, roller-coaster expertise that builds on every little thing that made the unique sequence a colossal hit. The sequence poses the query: what if Ashur, performed by fan favourite Nick Tarabay, hadn’t died on Mount Vesuvius on the finish of Spartacus: Vengeance? And what if he had been gifted the gladiator college as soon as owned by Batiatus in return for aiding the Romans in killing Spartacus and placing an finish to the slave insurrection?”
Spartacus: Blood and Sand premiered on Starz in 2010, with the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Area airing in 2011, Spartacus: Vengeance in 2012, and Spartacus: Conflict of the Damned in 2013.
“To be afforded the chance to return a decade later to a sequence you liked is such a uncommon, great alternative,” DeKnight stated in a press release. “I couldn’t be extra excited to craft this subsequent chapter within the Spartacus saga with Starz, Lionsgate, and the incomparable Nick Tarabay.”
Added Kathryn Busby, President of Authentic Programming of Starz, “A decade in the past the groundbreaking unique ‘Spartacus’ captivated viewers worldwide and we’re excited to ship extra enthralling, high-octane drama that our fervent followers have been anticipating. It’s an honor to staff up with Steven once more as he expands upon the storytelling inside this thrilling, action-packed universe.”
Spartacus: Home of Ashur might be produced by Lionsgate Tv for Starz. Karen Bailey will oversee the sequence on behalf of the community. Jocelyn Sabo will oversee for Lionsgate Tv.