Cynthia Addai-Robinson will replace Lesley-Ann Brandt as Naevia in Spartacus: Blood and Sand, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
In the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Brandt played body slave Naevia to Lucretia (Lucy Lawless) and then eventually became the lover of Crixus the gladiator in the original series' first season. Brandt decided not to...
Andy Whitfield isn't the only Spartacus: Blood and Sand actor to be replaced for the second season. Lesley-Ann Brandt is also leaving the Starz series, and her role will be recast, Deadline reports.
In the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Brandt played body slave Naevia to Lucretia (Lucy Lawless), who eventually becomes the lover of Crixus the gladiator in the original series' first season. Brandt reportedly decided not to renew her contract to appear in the second season. She just began a recurring role on CSI: NY and recently appeared on an episode of Chuck.
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