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Cast and contributors announced for Barbarians Rising

HISTORY announced the cast and contributors for the four-part docu-drama Barbarians Rising which premieres Monday, June 6. Barbarians Rising features the true stories of nine of history’s greatest warriors. The cast includes Nicholas Pinnock (Captain America: The First Avenger) as Hannibal, who vowed a blood oath at the age of nine to destroy Rome; Ben Batt (The Edge of Love) as Spartacus, the slave-turned-rebel who led a barbarian revolt; Kirsty Mitchell (“The Royal Today”) asBoudica, the avenging Celtic warrior Queen; Tom Hopper (“Black Sails”) as Arminius, the son of Germany surrendered to Rome; Emil Hostina (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts I and II) as Attila, scourge of the east; Gavin Drea (What Richard Did) as Alaric, the king of the Goths; Steven Waddington (The Imitation Game) as Fritigern, the warrior who took down an Emperor; Richard Brake (Batman Begins) as Geiseric, the last barbarian standing; and Jefferson Hall (“Vikings”) as Viriathus, the shepherd-turned-rebel leader.


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