FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2013
â€œBeautifully filmed, engagingly good and filled
with the most gorgeous men on TV.â€
â€“ Linda Stasi, New York Post
ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT
BRINGS YOU THE FINAL CHAPTER
â€œSPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED
THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASONâ€
ON BLU-RAYâ„¢ AND DVD SEPTEMBER 3rd
Three-Disc Set Contains All 10 Episodes and Bonus Features!
Beverly Hills, CA â€“ All hail the conquering hero for his final and fiercest battle. Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the conclusion of the acclaimed Starz Original series â€œSPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASONâ€ on a mighty three-disc Blu-rayâ„¢ and DVD set September 3rd. From executive producers Rob Tapert, Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Steven S. DeKnight here are all 10 heroic episodes, plus bonus features including â€˜Making ofâ€™ featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, a fun farewell and much more! Plus the Blu-rayâ„¢ contains exclusive extended episodes and audio commentaries from cast and creators. SRP is $59.99 for the Blu-rayâ„¢ and $49.98 for the DVD. Pre-book is August 7th.
â€œThe final season of Spartacus was an emotional journey for all involved and hopefully a satisfying conclusion for the fans,” says creator and executive producer Steven S. DeKnight. “We wanted to make the Blu-rayâ„¢ and DVD release reflect our gratitude for their enthusiastic support. It’s packed with bonus features, extended episodes and commentary tracks that add an extra, exciting dimension to the world of Spartacus.â€
â€œSPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASONâ€ takes place following the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. Spartacus and his men have amassed major victories against the Romans after the Battle of Vesuvius. These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000. Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents.
â€¢SPARTACUS: The Legend Retold
â€¢The Price Of Being A Gladiator
â€¢A Bloody Farewell
â€¢The Spoils Of War Revealed: Visual Effects
â€¢Adorning The Damned
â€¢The Mind Behind SPARTACUS
â€¢BLU-RAYâ„¢ EXCLUSIVES â€“ Extended Episodes and Audio Commentaries!
â€œSPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASONâ€ features Liam McIntyre (Radev) in the role of Spartacus, Manu Bennett (30 Days of Night) as Crixus, Dustin Clare (â€œUnderbellyâ€) as Gannicus, Dan Feuerriegel (â€œHome and Awayâ€) as Agron, Simon Merrells (The Wolfman) as Crassus, Todd Lasance (â€œCloudstreetâ€) as Caesar and Cynthia Addai-Robinson (â€œFlashForwardâ€) as Naevia.
This is it – an epic conclusion to a legendary journey, â€œSPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASONâ€ is the greatest battle of them all.
About Anchor Bay Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading home entertainment company. Anchor Bay acquires and distributes feature films, original television programming, including STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment, anime (Manga Entertainment), fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports, and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-rayâ„¢ formats. The company has long term distribution agreements in place for select programming with AMC Networks, RADiUS, and The Weinstein Company. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.
Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television channels (Starz Networks), global content distribution (Starz Distribution) and animated television and movie production (Starz Animation), www.starz.com.
Starz Networks is a leading provider of premium subscription video programming through the flagship STARZÂ® and ENCOREÂ® pay TV networks which showcase premium original programming and movies to U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. As of March 31, 2013, STARZ and ENCORE serve a combined 56.7 million subscribers, including 21.6 million at STARZ, and 35.1 million at ENCORE, making them the largest pair of premium flagship channels in the U.S. STARZÂ® and ENCOREÂ®, along with Starz Networksâ€™ third network MOVIEPLEXÂ®, air more than 1,000 movies monthly across 17 linear networks, complemented by On Demand and authenticated online offerings through STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Starz Distribution develops, produces and acquires entertainment content, distributing it to consumers globally on DVD, digital formats and traditional television. Starz Distributionâ€™s home video, digital media and worldwide distribution business units distribute original programming content produced by Starz, as well as entertainment content for itself and third parties. Starz Animation produces animated TV and movie content for studios, networks, distributors and audiences worldwide.