XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS star Lucy Lawless is heading back to ancient times to play a Roman slave owner.
The actress has joined the cast of Spider-Man moviemaker Sam Raimi's new U.S. TV series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
Lawless will play Lucretia opposite Aussie actor Andy Whitfield in the drama, which will premiere on U.S. cable channel Starz in January (10), according to EW.com.