Much like the audiences of ancient Rome, viewers were left hungry by the bold and decadent spectacle of gladiators fighting for their lives in Spartacus: Blood and Sand. They would be satiated by a rare occurrence for a hit television series: a prequel. With Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, the seeds were sewn for a legendary rebellion still to come. For rising star Dustin Clare, it would be career-making chance to be part of television?s most provocative entertainment today. Find out what this Australian-born 21st century gladiator has to say about returning to the bloody and primal world order of in part two of a special Personalities series on Spartacus: Vengeance.
Chances are, once you?ve experienced an episode of Spartacus, you will have no recourse but to march right over to the gym to unleash your inner gladiator. Not even the Steve Reeves/Atlas brawn of the 1950s can compare to the physiques seen on the hit Starz franchise. Such body worship has been a key reason as to why fans tune into the action-adventure epic proportions. Which begs the question, what happens when one of these post-modern gods of the Roman Empire actually goes home? With that great Aussie warmth and humor, star Dustin Clare offered this sobering truth: