Spartacus Series Finale Shocker: Which Two Characters Die?

Spartacus: War of the Damned aired its season finale on April 12 — and boy, was it a doozy! The Starz show's sad finale featured not one but two major character deaths, as both Spartacus and Gannicus bit the dust. Sob. Spartacus head writer Steven DeKnight tells Entertainment Weekly that fans had been hoping Spartacus would survive the episode, considering that the real-life Spartacus's body was never actually found. But Steven still decided not to let Spartacus...

Spartacus Boss on Series Finale Deaths, Survivors and More Burning Questions

The epic Spartacus finale brought the expected bloodshed, but also tears. "Everybody was a big puddle," Spartacus creator Steven DeKnight tells "I still can't watch the finale without tearing up. ... But yeah, it's very emotional, not only because of the story, but also the whole experience." Spartacus' Manu Bennett on Crixus' downfall That experience involved two actors playing the titular hero. Original star Andy Whitfield bowed out after the first season to treat his non-Hodgkin lymphoma. And although he made an uncredited voice appearance during the six-part prequel series Gods of the Arena , newcomer Liam McIntyre stepped in to portray the Thracian gladiator-turned-freedom fighter for the final two seasons.

Spartacus: War Of The Damned Episode 10 “Victory” (Series Finale)

Spartacus: War Of The Damned episode 10 “Victory” airs Friday, April 12 at 9 pm on Starz. Episode Synopsis: Spartacus: War Of The Damned Episode 10 “Victory” (series finale) – Spartacus and his outnumbered rebels make one last attempt to win freedom in an epic final battle against the Romans. READ MORE...