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Those About To Die: Plot, Cast, Release Date and More

Those About To Die

If you have been a fan of 2000’s Gladiator, and are desperately waiting for Gladiator 2, there might be something else in store for you. Directed by Roland Emmerich and Marco Kreuzpaintner, Those About To Die is for all those who want to teleport to the Roman Empire in the blink of an eye and witness one of the most epic dramas of all time.

The upcoming series, Those About To Die is based on the book with the same title, written by Daniel P. Mannix, and originally published in 1958. Those About To Die has several exciting elements to it, and we’re here to tell you all about it. So, make sure you stick around till the end to learn more about the plot, cast, and more about Those About To Die.

What is the Plot of Those About To Die?

The premise of Those About To Die revolves around the infamous gladiatorial competition, as this series promises to showcase and discover a side of ancient Rome that has never been told before. This involves blood, sport, and all the politics one can imagine. Those About To Die will have characters from all over the Roman Empire, and you can catch a glimpse of them in the teaser trailer released by Peacock.

The Cast of Those About To Die

Those About To Die boasts a star-studded cast however the lead of the series might be one who steals the show, and it is none other than Anthony Hopkins. Hopkins is best known for his contribution to movies, and some of his best work includes The Mask of Zorro, The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal.

The Cast of Those About To Die
Credit: YouTube/Peacock

Other cast members who will be joining Hopkins in Those About To Die are Dimitri Leonidas, Jojo Macari, Gabriella Pession, Iwan Rheon, Sara Martins-Court, Moe Hashim and Tom Hughes.

When and Where Can You Watch Those About To Die?

Since only the teaser trailer of Those About To Die has been released, it means the release date of the upcoming drama series is a few months away. Those About To Die will be released on July 18, 2024, and will be exclusively available on Peacock in the US, and Prime Video in the UK and Europe, although the release date for the latter has not been confirmed yet. This series will have a grand total of 10 episodes.

When and Where Can You Watch Those About To Die?
Credit: YouTube/Peacock

Conclusion

Whether it’s the cast or the plot, there’s plenty to look forward to when it comes to Those About To Die, so do let us know in the comments if you’re just as excited as we are about the most epic drama of the year!