This interview contains spoilers if you have not yet seen the Spartacus: Vengeance finale and also hints about season 3. The following is an interview by TV Line shortly after the finale aired, the original can be found here . I am in no way affilieted with either party.
TVLINE | How long have you known that Lucretia wouldn’t make it out of the season alive?
That was actually a decision I made when we decided to bring her back at the end of Season 1. [Starz] approached me about possibly bringing Lucy back for [Vengeance] and I was adamant that she had to [remain dead] along with [John Hannah's] Batiatus, and everybody said, “OK. We respect that.” And then the next morning in the shower I had the idea of bringing her back as “Mad Ophelia” and let…Read more >