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Wentworth Miller Heading to 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand'?

Wentworth Miller Heading to 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand'?

Wentworth Miller has reportedly expressed interest in taking over Andy Whitfield‘s title role in Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

The Starz series is moving forward with a recasting after star Andy Whitfield was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and has been undergoing aggressive treatment.

According to EW‘s Michael Ausiello, producers are in search of a male in his mid- to late 30s to play the role, which also requires an authentic British accent and the willingness to sign a three-year contract.

DO YOU THINK Wentworth would be a good fit for Spartacus?

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# 1

I think he has to bulk up a little more!
But I think he can do it.

# 2

It was nice seeing him the new Resident Evil 3-D.

He has great on camera presence. Even the first time I saw him as Miriah Carey’s love interest in a video years ago!

Would like to see more Wentworth…enjoy his work

# 3
lic lic lic @ 10/15/2010 at 9:35 am

This is a joke..right, Jared? Tee hee,Here’s Went’s snacks list: Jelly Beans, Evian Water, M&M’s (chocolate & peanuts), Gatorade (various flavors), Potato Chips, Pretzels, Fruits, Rice cakes, Gum, Coconut water.
Not to mention the waffles he has for breakfast.
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Nope but I think he might be starting a new career…as a super size model.

# 4

Yeah, he needs to bulk up a lot and he must be willing to get naked –if not PASS! The nudity is the best part of the show!

# 5

He is a very good actor. And sooo handsome. It would be great!!

# 6

YES FOR GOD’S SHAKE:))))

# 7
What the..." @ 10/15/2010 at 9:40 am

@lic lic lic: What are you even talking about? Are you sure the comment you posted isn’t a joke because you so make no sense at all.

# 8

i.love.that.show. forever until the next season starts. like Lost lengths inbetween seasons.

# 9

this will totally get me to tune in…

Hell yeah ! Went’s a an extraordinary actor and he seems like a real nice person so I’ll follow him in everything!
YOU CAN DO IT WENTWORTH !!!

@mailey: i am not surprised you like a show like Spartacus. Sounds just like you.

i missed the part where it said they are replacing Andy. That is ass.

YES YES YES!!! We all need some more Wenty in our lives!!

No need to do more movies. He has done tv and that’too long to be on a tv series. But i still love him.

No don’t think he should do another tv series. He already has done one and that’s too long.Should try and do more movies if he can. But i still love him.

Nee American Hero @ 10/15/2010 at 10:30 am

the blue eyes!

Absolutely not! Please don’t give this role to him.

A three year contract.He didn’t work out for Prison Break, said he was to lazy or for RE.Prison Break was for some years and he just kept gaining more weight.Now Spartacus.He would need to keep fit the whole time. Can he do that?

e.e cummings says @ 10/15/2010 at 10:42 am

Only Wentworth has the answer ! He ‘s talented, conscientious & a true hardworker so he can aspire to any role.. He knows what he wants, makes his choice according his desire, what he likes & despite of the steamroller which is Hollywood…Just wait & see ;) All My best Went & Still go on !!!!!!

A hard worker. He’s not had an acting job for a year now.This is hardly a part he’d choose. Maybe it’s a PR stunt to get him some attention so he won’t be completely forgotten.

I haven’t really seen him in anything so I cannot comment on his talent. I just want them to find someone and get the show on the road. Its so good and the hiatus is SO hard.

Why don’t they give the role to Marc Anthony. Isn’t he a handsome, muscled man. Barf!

Well this seems like a odd choice for Went, but as has been pointed out, he is not working and the movies he has lined up are not going anywhere right now. So does he need to get back to TV? Can he still fit in other work with a three year contract ? If he does get the role he had better work on more than just his arms………….. Good Luck either way. Fans would look to see you…….and I do mean SEE YOU.

XXLspartacus @ 10/15/2010 at 12:11 pm

nude wenty !!!!!! went, don’t please

Wentworth is amazing & talented actor.He’ll be awesome on the show.I wish he gets the role but I also want to see him in more movies.I adore him & I’d like to see him again once week regulary :)
BTW best wishes for Andy Whitfield for recovery & coming back to his job soon on other shows or movies

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