July 23, 2024

STARZPLAY Announces Exclusive Release of New TV Series “Those About to Die”

 STARZPLAY Announces Exclusive Release of New TV Series “Those About to Die”

STARZPLAY, one of the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, is thrilled to announce the exclusive release of the highly anticipated TV series “Those About to Die,” premiering on July 18, 2024, simultaneously with its U.S. debut where all episodes will be available for streaming.

Those About to Die is an epic drama series that explores the corrupt world of gladiatorial competition in ancient Rome. The series follows an ensemble of characters from across the Roman Empire as they collide at the intersection of sports, politics, and dynasties.

Starring Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins as Emperor Vespasian, the series delves into the “dirty business of entertaining the masses, giving the mob what they want most – blood and sport”. Viewers can expect an intense, action-packed portrayal of the various facets of Roman society, from the gladiators themselves to the politicians and criminal underworld that thrives on these spectacles. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Roland Emmerich, Those About to Die promises high production values and stellar performances that will bring ancient Rome to life in unprecedented ways.

“The global premiere of the new TV series, Those About to Die, exclusively on STARZPLAY in partnership with AGC, represents a thrilling milestone in our storytelling journey. We are excited to present this captivating series as part of our summer programming event,” stated Khaled Benchouche, Head of Content at STARZPLAY. “We are dedicated to offering our audiences something new and exclusive and are equally as enthusiastic about the exceptional quality of talent this series will bring, both in front of and behind the camera. Those About to Die promises to be an epic t.v. series, highlighting STARZPLAY’s commitment to compelling and high-quality entertainment.”

The series is set to premiere on July 18, 2024, and will be available exclusively on STARZPLAY in the MENA region. This addition to STARZPLAY’s robust content library further solidifies the platform’s position as the leading destination for top-tier entertainment in the region. Subscribers can look forward to an immersive viewing experience that combines historical authenticity with modern storytelling techniques.

For more information, please visit www.starzplay.com.