Fans of Starz’ Spartacus series were heartbroken by the news that Andy Whitfield would no longer be able to continue his role as the lead a*s kicker Spartacus. Like them, I too have worried that the actor (Liam McIntyre) replacing him wouldn’t be able to fill the sandals that Whitfield brilliantly wore in Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Well, at Comic-Con last week Spartacus fanboys and fangals got a glimpse of McIntyre in the role of the lead slave escapee in the teaser trailer for Spartacus: Vengeance.
Liam McIntyre as Spartacus
I think Liam has nailed the look of Whitfield’s Sparty, but I’m not so sure on his voice. Either way, as long as Vengeance showcases the brutal action of the original I think I’ll be able to get over the actor swap. Check out the teaser below, and tune into Starz on 7/29 right before midnight to see the full trailer for Spartacus: Vengeance. You’ve been waiting to see some more Spartacus gory action…
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