Goran Visnjic (ER) stars in Spartacus, based on the epic tale of one man's leadership during one of history's most legendary fights for freedom.
In 72 B.C., a time when the Roman Empire's brutal force was far-reaching, each conquered country meant new slaves to do the bidding of their Roman masters. Sold into slavery as a young boy after witnessing his father's murder, Spartacus eventually grew up to lead a slave revolt against Rome's powerful generals and politicians. The profound impact of Spartacus' challenge to the Roman Empire in the name of freedom was felt for years to come.
Based on Howard Fast's acclaimed novel, Spartacus was filmed in Bulgaria and directed by Robert Dornhelm from a script by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Robert Schenkkan. The miniseries also stars Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra, Ian McNeice, James Frain, Henry Simmons, Ross Kemp, and Ben Cross.