Spartacus Season 3 Casting: Hail Caesar!

The producers of Starz's Spartacus have let slip a few spoilerly casting tips for Season Three.  Among them are infamous leader Julius Caesar and power-hungry general Marcus Crassus, who will be joining the show in a huge new story arc.

Australian actor Todd Lasance (Crownies) will play a young Caesar.  His story arc will begin as Caesar begins his powerplay in the empire, using his finely honed skills as a warrior and strategist to do battle with the slave rebellion.

Simon Merrells (The Wolfman, Family Affair) will play Crassus.  A wealthy Roman with his own aspirations for power,  Crassus sees defeating Spartacus as a stepping stone to earning the power and respect necessary to cement his own rule.

In the meantime, expect Spartacus: Vengeance to continue dishing out the pain.  The season has turned out to be a fantastic venture with a lot of grandeous fight sequences, but according to Starz the best is yet to come.  Expect Spartacus to get even more violent and more bloody in the weeks to come. 

source: [EW]


- Spartacus: War of the Damned
- Crownies
- Simon Merrells
- Todd Lasance
- starz

Written by: jlachonis
Mar 13th, 2012, 11:12 am

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