Beverly Hills, Calif– STARZ, the producer of the international acclaimed series “Spartacus”, announced earlier that they are already looking forward for the saga’s penultimate conclusion. With completely glossy visual style entirely unique to television, the series had amassed a good number of viewers since it first walk on January 2010, and become one of the highest graded programs in all cable televisions. Talking about a good number, Spartacus franchise nailed a record of gathering more than six million weekly viewers for the last season alone, “Spartacus: Vengeance,” which also gathered more than 2.5 million Facebook fans, and not only that, the series airs globally in 150 countries, including Brazil, England, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Turkey, and in more than 15 languages. The huge phenomenon has led to global licensing for a variety of rights, including: authentic prop replicas, publishing, soundtracks, motion comic books, trading cards, and a few more.
Creator and Executive Producer Steven S. DeKnight, speaks how difficult for them to deliver Spartacus to its fitting conclusion already.
“The fans have been tremendously supportive of our show, “said DeKnight. “We did not come to this decision lightly. It was an extremely difficult and emotional decision for my Partners and I. Yet, in the end, the story was best served by rolling all of the remaining action and drama of Spartacus’ journey into one stunningly epic season that will be extremely satisfying for everyone who’s been along for the ride.”
STARZ CEO Chris Albrecht praised Steven Deknight, Rob Tapert, Josh Donen and Sam Raimi for dragging a ground breaking series into television. Chris quoted Spartacus as the networks landmark that remarkably captivated millions of viewers and fans around the world. To maintain the integrity of the series and secure its legacy, this pushes Chris and his partners to conclude the story after ‘War of the Damned, as they believe that it is best for both the series and its fans. Continue reading