In anticipation of the premiere of Starz's original historical drama series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (Friday, 10/9c), TVGuide.com caught up with star Erin Cummings, who plays Sura, a warrior who is also Spartacus' wife. Cummings tells us why she signed on to the visceral new series, what it's like playing such a aggressive female character and how the cast enjoyed attending "gladiator camp."

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