TVLine Items: Spartacus' Final Season Premiere Date, Thrones Adds Coldplay Rocker and More!

Spartacus Season 4 SpoilersSpartacus fourth and final season has pinned down a premiere date.

Starz announced on Tuesday that the drama’s last chapter, titled Spartacus: War of the Damned, will bow Friday, Jan. 25 at 9/8c.

As creator Steven S. DeKnight previously told TVLine, the series’ final hurrah centers on the battle between Spartacus and Marcus Crassus. “It is very much Crassus, along with the aid of Caesar, going after Spartacus,” he shared. “The scope of it multiplies many times as Crassus battles Spartacus across the country.”

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Coldplay drummer Will Champion will guest-star in a Season 3 episode of Game of Thrones (bowing March 31), EW.com reports. And whaddaya know, the musician has been tapped to play a drummer!

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• Ken Leung (Lost) and Jeananne Goossen (The Following) will co-star opposite Eoin Macken (Merlin) and Freddy Rodriguez (Six Feet Under) in the NBC drama pilot After Hours, Deadline reports. The potential series follows those working the graveyard shift in an ER.

Pedro Pascal (The Good WifeLights Out) has landed an arc in USA Network’s upcoming new series Graceland. Per The Hollywood Reporter, he will recur on the drama — which centers on various undercover law enforcers living together — as a rebellious FBI agent.

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• Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks), Sunkrish Bala (Shameless) and Chelsea Harris (Grey’s Anatomy) have joined Phys Ed, an ABC Family comedy pilot, per The Hollywood Reporter. The project follows an ex-jock who returns to his high school as a teacher.

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75 Comments
  1. Simon Jester says:

    Jupiter’s c***!

  2. Nicholas ray says:

    Please end spartacus at season 6 or 7….totally loving d story line…..

    • bongs says:

      Well – Spartacus dies in the 3rd battle (in real life), don’t think they can drag it that long without being killer boring! But I agree, great story line.

      • Florenz says:

        How is he suppose to die. Who kills spartacus

      • Mj says:

        How do you know he died , no historian has ever said Spartacus died by roman hands only Hollywood it is possible he escaped

        • ArretheMight says:

          No spartacus did not die in the dies in the 3rd battle (in real life), Plutarch, Appian and Florus all claim that Spartacus died during the battle, however Appian also reports that his body was never found. Plutarch writes that Spartacus merely wished to escape north into Cisalpine Gaul and disperse his men back to their homes.

  3. samson says:

    i am so vexed i feel like to cry or do something that will make me understand that i can’t bear the fact that my darlin spartacus the only movie i ever loved with passion is so going to end soon, PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE i beg you in the name of God most high and in the name anything you hold sacred to not just end spatacus in this season four cos i was looking forward to seen it end at season eighting or more plaease if poosible bring up new storries that will make it continure from where it should suppose end.

  4. Mike Stone says:

    Should have ended at season 1. Why follow a good thing with crap?

  5. pls continue spartacus i realy luv it but reduce the erotic and sex scene if posible

  6. barney says:

    More episodes more sex more violence plz

  7. Leon Smith says:

    This should go on for three more seasons… Please

  8. frederick says:

    To continue loving Spartacus the story line should continue to be catchy, instead of making the season for about a battle for supremacy between Spartacus and crassus, why not make it about fighting them fighting together for the total liberation of Rome, then you offer the avenue for more combat, sex and determination,.an African leader said that there is no liberation until the total liberation of all African countries, so let Spartacus fight and instill democracy in Rome.
    This extention gives room for more combat and that’s all we look forward to……….

    • Mary says:

      I get the feeling you (and other commenters here) are unaware that Spartacus is actually based on historical events. Therefore, they can’t just make up a “liberation of Rome” nor can they stretch this to more seasons as the war only went so long.

      If you want more information check this link…

      http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spartacus

  9. Charles says:

    Pleaseeeeeeeeeee, continue until season 8, bcos d bible say mercy & truth wil preserve d king, good tins re not supposed of ending,…..

  10. davis says:

    Only good seasons were one and two, even though spartacus wasn’t in the second. STOP STOP STOP spartacus now is not the spartacus we know and luv. This show is now horrible RIP

  11. matt says:

    Spartacus is done, and it has nothing to do with this season being the last one. The show ended the second they left the arena. The only thing they could do at this point would be to make more more prequels, or find a way to return spartacus to the arena.

  12. GODWIN says:

    I STILL CAN’T BELIEVE SPARTACUS IS ENDING SO SOON BUT ALL THE SAME I JUST WANT TO THAT IT HAS REALLY BEEN A GREAT AND CAPTIVATING MOVIE TO WATCH AND I WANT TO GIVE A BIG KUDOZ TO THE PRODUCERS AND THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE STORY LINE AND THE WHOLE MAKEUP.

  13. aley says:

    thank you i love this show

  14. Cheryl says:

    Wow!!! Can’t believe they are ending it!!! I think they should have gone at least another year! The new shows STARZ have on it suck!

  15. Loveday Okoronkwo says:

    History has it that Spartacus defeated five(5) Roman armies. Extending the movie to take us through all of the story would be a welcome idea. At least we expect it to last up to Season 6. Thanks to STARZ.

  16. I really wish it can continue till something like season 8, but i know the real story stop at season 3, but i like the 1 keep up

  17. and says:

    Dril that is all i can say about spartacas the specsil effects and the makeup every is how i would imagin would be like at that time in rome bril bril

  18. Uzair khan says:

    more seasons more sex and more voilence plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz not to end

  19. jess says:

    if they were smart, they would continue on another famous gladiator’s story still keeping this show alive after spartacus dies off.

  20. Bex Drake says:

    does anyone know when this is due to show on the uk tv??

    • karen says:

      Starting tonight…Sky 1….10pm….Feb. 11th 2013…or an hour later on Sky 1 + 1 so…enjoy! I love it and can’t get enough…hope there’ll be a re-think as to ending it. K.

  21. kenward says:

    Plzzzzzzzzz, Let spartacus continue. I love the movie, the gore, the blood, the sex, the plot. Wish it would continue to season 8. Worse and terrible shows have been longer why not extend the wonderful spartacus. Liam macintyre is d best and I love himmmm.

  22. Florenz says:

    I wonder if they’ll change it at the end. Does anyone know who or how spartacus is killed?

    • PATRICK says:

      SPARTACUS WAS SURROUNDED AND KILLED BY MANY SOLDIERS TRYING TO GET TO CRASSUS ,BUT NEVER GOT TO HIM .SO CRASSUS DIDN’T DIE PERSONALLY BY CRASSUS HAND .

  23. giovanni says:

    PLEEEEAAAASSSSEEEEE DO NOT END SPARTACUS OR KILL SPARTACUS BUT NOT THE SERIE

  24. ARIELYN BASSEK says:

    oooh please even if spartacus dies let ganicus live to please the viewers

  25. ayodele says:

    love spartacus but, its always best to take a bow when d ovation is loudest

  26. chokri says:

    il y a 6 saisons dans spartacus je suis sure que spartacus auras fin au 6eme saison avec august

  27. karen says:

    Starting tonight…Sky 1….10pm….Feb. 11th 2013…or an hour later on Sky 1 + 1 so…enjoy! I love it and can’t get enough…hope there’ll be a re-think as to ending it. K.

  28. karen says:

    OH….and if you miss it by the time you read this…on again,FRI. 15th FEB…11pm…or an hour later,midnight..all Sky 1…hope this helps!

  29. Obufa beny says:

    Pls let sparacus end at season 6, even if spartacus is dead start up a new story line

  30. Be says:

    No more Intrigue story pls, It really make me uncomfortable and angry

  31. Andrei says:

    great work.please continue and ignore the history.Give a better end!

  32. I LV DIS FILM SO MUCH I WHICH D BEST

  33. ArretheMight says:

    Nobody now if spartacus died because the body of the slave who challenged the might and the power of Ancient Rome was never found. There is a legend that he actually managed to escape from the Romans.

  34. Matiss says:

    Why spartacus have to and it’s the best tv show ever I would love to watch it more and more

  35. Matiss says:

    I totaly agree with Andrei plz continue the show and ignore the history siriesly plz

  36. Joel says:

    Best show on starz ever I just hope they give spartacus the best ending they can because it will be a big factor in this final season… hopefully Spartacus n laeta have a sex scene before its over shes super hot!!!

  37. dike ifeanyi .b says:

    pls dont end spartacus dis season oh.

  38. Eric says:

    I love this series and hate to see it end. Few series kept me watching without fail. Thank you, actors, producers, directors.

  39. PATRICK says:

    WHY DID THEY SHOW SPARTACUS FILLING UP THE DITCH WITH DEAD SLAVES TO FORM A BRIDGE TO CROSS?WHEN HISTORY TELLS THAT HE FILLED THE DITCH WITH EARTH,BOUGHS OF TREES AND TIMBER.TO ME THAT IS A PUNCH BELOW THE BELT FOR SUCH A GREAT HERO WITH NOTHING BUT RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE.I DON’T GET IT.THEY MALKE HIM OUT TO BE MERCIFUL ETC. AND THEN PUT SUCH A MORBID LIE IN THE STORYLINE,IT DOESN’T MAKE ANY SENCE.

  40. Cindy O'Donnell says:

    Gannicus, needs to expand his role!!! He needs to play more of (Ancient Roman), or (Greek) myth characters!!!!! Like, (Romulus, & Remus), or (Hercules)!! Too super hot, not to expose his abs!!! Worked hard to get there, now he needs to show them off more!!! Beautiful, teeth, and bones structure!!! Looks great w/long, blonde hair!!! The movie (TROY), would have been perfect for him!!!!!! <3

  41. sefax says:

    nah troy with brad bitt is way better :’p

  42. Mohammad Shafi's zieg says:

    Spartacus is the best drama I have ever seen. If it is possible ,please continue making more episodes. Thank you starz

  43. Michael says:

    Spartacus is a movie in my eyes.. That it has moved me in many ways from each season. To see that this can not be the END off the story. To F***ing Roman ways, but to see Julius Caesar fall like they really did in 100 BC….Suck Jupiter c***………….

  44. Dunstan Rwegasira says:

    This is the best series i have never seen,although spartacus died in the battle but we need to know how other people take in charge of the revolution of roman empire after spartacus fall?we need to know how Crassus,Julius Caesar,Pompo and the whole republic of rome ended?i think the series should continue on other people who dared to take the spartacus position to watch the end of roman empire!Please director of Spartacus let us know more what happen after Spartacus fall and the end of roman empire!

  45. Darko Samuel says:

    plz don’t end de damn series,i am bound to it,jx keep going nd going nd going til rome falls nd spartacus screams yhhhhhhhhhh,Garnicus,Crixis,too much

  46. So sad please show season 4 let it go to season 8 i love this series pleasesssss i hooe starz give it another try

  47. Mimi says:

    come please, dont stop it! Garnicus is still not dead, nobody saw him dying and Aragon ist alife… come on please show us the and uf Rom. It can not be the end, that would be a bad end, my friend and i will be disappointed.

  48. Kuro says:

    Love dis film so much,i cried wen crisus was beheaded infront of nevia. I hope spartacus nevia dies

  49. Steve says:

    I presume the story of Spartacus is based on Roman history and the legend himself, the story cannot be extended it has to be played according to history. The movie makers are awesome they are doing a great job, well done.

  50. Elizabeth Sesman says:

    The shows from the first SPARTACUS to the last one WAR OF THE DAMMED were done very well from all the actors . The passing of Andy Whitfield was a great loss he made a very good Spartacus.The show took on a diffrent path just the way it was suppose to and as we all know the show must come to an end and it did. The good thing is we can buy the movie in sept.

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