Spartacus Star Liam McIntyre Helps Salute Kirk Douglas
Starz’ Spartacus: Vengeance star Liam McIntyre and creator/producer Steven S DeKnight took part in a special salute to the original Spartacus – Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas – held May 31st at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Goldenson Theater in Los Angeles. An enthusiastic standing room only crowd was on hand to celebrate the launch of Douglas’ I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist book (his 10th) as well as Spartacus‘ third season coming in 2013.
The event included the presentation of a sword from the series by McIntyre to Douglas which had this engraved: “For Kirk, the original hero. Stand together or fall divided.”
Starz lead actor, Liam McIntyre, who portrays Spartacus, knelt to present legend Kirk Douglas with a special sword actually from the TV series. (Starz/Jeff Kravitz)
Kirk Douglas with Spartacus executive producer, writer and creator, Steven S. DeKnight and lead actor Liam McIntyre at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Goldenson Theater. Starz third season of Spartacus will debut 2013. (Starz/Jeff Kravitz)
Kirk Douglas and Starz’ Spartacus actor, Liam McIntyre, discuss the impact of Spartacus, then and now. Kirk Douglas’ 10thbook, "I Am Spartacus! Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist" will be available in June and the third season of Spartacus premieres in 2013. (Starz/Jeff Kravitz)
Kirk Douglas at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Goldenson Theater for a special evening celebrating the Spartacus franchise from the original film to the contemporary portrayal in the hit TV drama on Starz (Starz/Jeff Kravitz)