The site Comic Book Movie interviews Conan Stevens. Conan makes a guest appearance on Spartacus: Vengeance. Read the excerpt below:
You've seen Conan Stevens as Sir Gregor Clegane in HBO's Game of Thrones and you'll see him again in numerous projects, most notably Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit. He's über busy but I was able to snatch a moment to pick his brain.
Conan was asked about his role on Spartacus: Vengeance:
Mark Julian: You'll also be featured in an upcoming episode of Spartacus, what can you say about that role?
Conan Stevens: I can say that I'll be appearing in Season 02 Episode 07, which should air in the US on STARZ around the first week of March 2012. One person described the role as a "Guest Starring" role, [but] I'll go on record saying you definitely won't miss me in that episode. Being that Spartacus is very action orientated and so are my major skill sets you an guess I won't be playing a shopkeeper.
The best thing about that role was that it fit in perfectly with a break in filming "The Hobbit" and it was a series that I had been watching for about 12 months for an opening as I really wanted "Spartacus" on my resume alongside "Game of Thrones" and "the Hobbit" - I was sure that those three mentioned together would open the audition door to almost any movie that I will be interested in working on.