Spartacus: Vengeance is the second season of the American television series Spartacus , a Starz television series, which follows Spartacus: Blood and Sand. It premiered on January 27,  and concluded on March 30, Its story follows Spartacus played by Liam McIntyre , who replaces Andy Whitfield on the role, after he and his fellow gladiators kill their master Batiatus and escape from his ludus , or gladiatorial training school. Spartacus series creator Steven S. DeKnight said in an interview, There are a "couple of very strong candidates" for the role of Spartacus, and season two should begin production in New Zealand in April . DeKnight added that the Spartacus producers and Starz executives weren't always sure they would go forward without Andy Whitfield, who they said had brought "gravity and heart" to the role of the famous warrior.
Spartacus' Katrina Law: Mira Evolved From Slave Girl to Flying Squirrel Monkey
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American actress Katrina Law appeared on Spartacus: Blood and Sand for less than half of the season but she made an impression on fans, and her character Mira made an even bigger impression on Spartacus. In Season 1, Spartacus and Mira began a relationship that continues into the new season, and the New Jersey-born Law spoke with Spinoff Online about what fans can expect in the coming weeks, the challenges she faced as an actor, working with men in loincloths, and trying to understand New Zealanders. What has the experience been like? Katrina Law: I think the biggest learning lesson on a show like Spartacus and being a series regular was stamina and pacing. After seven months of doing this without a break, that was the biggest lesson. This year was a lot more physical for Mira and for pretty much all of the slaves.
Katrina Law hits bull's eye in 'Spartacus: Vengeance'
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It's about time the women got to be part of the action on Spartacus: Vengeance , and we're not just talking about between the sheets. This season's female ex-slaves have become an integral part of the resistance movement. Mira in particular helped orchestrate the demolition of Capua's gladiator arena and has also proven to be fierce in the field.