ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” ON BLU-RAY AND DVD SEPTEMBER 3rd‏

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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2013

“Beautifully filmed, engagingly good and filled

with the most gorgeous men on TV.”

– Linda Stasi, New York Post

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT

BRINGS YOU THE FINAL CHAPTER

“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED

THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON”

ON BLU-RAYâ„¢ AND DVD SEPTEMBER 3rd

Three-Disc Set Contains All 10 Episodes and Bonus Features!

Beverly Hills, CA – All hail the conquering hero for his final and fiercest battle. Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the conclusion of the acclaimed Starz Original series “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” 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 ‘Making of’ 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.

“The 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.”

“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” 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.

Bonus Features:
•SPARTACUS: The Legend Retold
•The Price Of Being A Gladiator
•A Bloody Farewell
•The Spoils Of War Revealed: Visual Effects
•Adorning The Damned
•The Mind Behind SPARTACUS
•BLU-RAY™ EXCLUSIVES – Extended Episodes and Audio Commentaries!

“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” features Liam McIntyre (Radev) in the role of Spartacus, Manu Bennett (30 Days of Night) as Crixus, Dustin Clare (“Underbelly”) as Gannicus, Dan Feuerriegel (“Home and Away”) as Agron, Simon Merrells (The Wolfman) as Crassus, Todd Lasance (“Cloudstreet”) as Caesar and Cynthia Addai-Robinson (“FlashForward”) as Naevia.

This is it – an epic conclusion to a legendary journey, “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” 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.

About Starz

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 STARZ® and ENCORE® 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. STARZ® and ENCORE®, along with Starz Networks’ third network MOVIEPLEX®, 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 Distribution’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.