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2010-05-11 15:36:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NCTA Cable Show 2010 -- Pre-production is underway on a six-part prequel to Starz' hit original series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand." Andy Whitfield, who played the title character in the series, will appear in the prequel briefly, but Lucy Lawless and John Hannah take center stage in this story of the rise of the House of Batiatus and its champions before Spartacus arrives as a captured Thracian slave.

2009-12-21 13:17:00

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold vote of confidence, Starz executives announced plans today to order a second season of the ground-breaking new original series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," set to premiere Friday, January 22nd at 10 pm ET/PT.

2009-10-09 12:42:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, announced today that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to BURST 3D, a horror/thriller to be produced by Ghost House Pictures.

2009-07-24 10:25:00

The cast and creators of Spartacus: Blood and Sand are to discuss their new television series at Comic-Con in San Diego, Calif., Starz said.

2009-05-06 12:57:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The world premiere of the horror film DRAG ME TO HELL WHO: DRAG ME TO HELL writer/director Sam Raimi; cast members Alison Lohman, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer and Adriana Barraza; writer Ivan Raimi; producers Rob Tapert and Grant Curtis;

2008-10-27 18:00:17

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Action-adventure fans can enjoy a first look of the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series "Legend of the Seeker" before its November 1st premiere weekend.

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