spartacus blood and sand cancelled renewed by starzWe are reviewing all the cancelled shows and renewed shows of the season.

And this is some great news for a big budget production such as Spartacus, since Starz has decided to renew Spartacus for a second season even before premiering the first season, set for January 21st.

This marks a great chance to develop the characters and not to worry creatively to make it too fast.

It´s not common to see this kind of chances on TV nowadays, so kudos to Starz for renewing Spartacus for a second season even before the premiere.

What is Spartacus: Blood and Sand about? Plot

Spartacus: Blood and Sand is an upcoming Starz original TV series that will premiere in January, 2010. The series focuses on Spartacus, a Roman gladiator (played by Andy Whitfield), who later became the leader of a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. The show has been advertised as featuring some of the most graphic sex scenes ever produced on television. The violence is also very bloody and it is slated for a TV-MA rating.

Are you going to watch Spartacus: Blood and Sand, now knowing that the show has been renewed for a second season even before starting?