SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA’s 3D Bonus Blu-ray Feature

Whenever there is a Spartacus announcement I just feel this overwhelming urge to drop everything I’m doing and tell the world!  And you better believe…that’s exactly what I’m doing now!  Anchor Bay Entertainment and Starz unleashes Spartacus: Gods of the Arena on Blu-ray this September with its first-ever 3D Bonus Feature!  The two-disc Blu-ray set contains all six episodes and an amazing array of Bonus Features.  You want to know more?  I know you do.  Check out the full press release below and pre-order yourself some Spartacus-sized fun today!

Beverly Hills, CA – “SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA,” the exciting STARZ Original series, is ready for battle when Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the prequel to the acclaimed “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” on Blu-ray™ and DVD September 13, 2011.  The two-disc collection contains a muscular amount of bonus features including never-before-seen featurettes, bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage (including a set tour with star Lucy Lawless). The Blu-ray is even mightier with extended episodes, audio commentary on all six episodes and a mind-blowing battle sequence in 3D – a first for a TV on Blu-Ray™ release! A sneak peek of the 3D bonus feature will happen at the STARZ booth at Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego.

“SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA” premiered January 21, 2011 on STARZ and delivered record ratings for the network.  With each new episode, the series continued to gain devoted viewers.  Executive produced by Rob Tapert, Sam Raimi, Joshua Donen and Steven S. DeKnight, this exhilarating season follows Gannicus, the charismatic gladiator aspiring to become Champion of Capua and of the House of Batiatus.  With political ambitions and poised to overthrow his father and take control of the House, a young Batiatus will freely betray anyone to ensure his gladiators are in the highest demand.  With his loyal and calculating wife Lucretia by his side, they will stop at nothing to deceive the masses.

Joining returning stars, John Hannah (The MummyFour Weddings and A Funeral) as Batiatus, Peter Mensah (300The Incredible Hulk) as Oenomaus and Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess”) as Lucretia, are new cast members Dustin Clare (“Underbelly”) as Gannicus, Jaime Murray (“Hu$tle”) as Gaia and Marisa Ramirez (“General Hospital”) as Melitta.

With content too hot for cable TV, behind-the-scenes featurettes, deluxe packaging and an amazing 3D battle scene from the final episode, “SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA” is sure to have fans of the show cheering, while capturing the attention of all those uninitiated into the world of Spartacus – thumbs up, indeed!

Blu-ray and DVD bonus features include:

  • Weapons Of Mass Disruption
  • Battle Royale: Anatomy Of A Scene
  • On Set With Lucy Lawless
  • 10 Easy Steps To Dismemberment
  • Post Production: The Final Execution
  • Enter The Arena: Production Design
  • Dressed To Kill
  • Convention Panel
  • Arena Bloopers

Exclusive Blu-ray bonus features include:

  • 3D “Ring Of Fire” Battle Sequence
  • Extended Episodes
  • Audio Commentaries On All Episodes (including: Writer/Creator/Executive Producer Steven S. DeKnight, Executive Producer Rob Tapert and actors John Hannah, Lucy Lawless, Dustin Clare, Jaime Murray, Peter Mensah – and more


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1 Response to “SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA’s 3D Bonus Blu-ray Feature”

  1. Aaron Neuwirth

    Know what’s cool about Spartacus? Everything – watch this show.