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Andy Whitfield of ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’ Passes Away At 39

Andy Whitfield, star of the Starz series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” died Sunday of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Sydney, Australia. The ruggedly handsome actor was 39 years old. Whitfield was a virtual unknown when he was cast as the title hero in “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” but his work helped establish the original series as a hit with […]

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Starz Issues Statement On Andy Whitfield’s Departure From ‘Spartacus’ Series

Andy Whitfield, star of Starz‘s “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” has been advised by his doctors to immediately resume aggressive treatment for a recurrence of cancer, as a result of which he will not be returning for the series’ second season, which was tentatively set to air in September 2011. “It’s with a deep sense of […]

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Danny Trejo and Erin Cummings Team Up For ‘Tarantula’

“Machete” star Danny Trejo and Erin Cummings are in negotiations to star in the indie biker thriller “Tarantula,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. Oley Sassone, who directed the Roger Corman-produced version of “The Fantastic Four” and whose credits also include “She Spies,” “Xena: Warrior Princess” and “Hercules: The Legendary Journey,” will direct the film. The story […]