He's written and produced for some of the most successful series on TV, including Smallville, Angel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Now Steven S DeKnight is hooking up with Sam Raimi and his partner Rob Tapert to bring ancient Rome to the Starz cable channel, with their new series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. And you know what 'cable' means? Nudity, sex, explicit language and graphic violence!
Forced into slavery, Spartacus (Andy Whitfield) is reborn as a gladiator, condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are the main entertainment for the wealthy citizens. Ultimately he will become the leader of the rebellion against the Roman republic.