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Animal Gladiators head to Animal Planet

'Are you not entertained?' As Russell Crow memorably asked in Gladiator, a different tone is taken with Animal Gladiators, which explores why it was entertaining for ancient Rome's gladiators to slaughter 9,000 animals. KPI, a unit of Lightworks Producing Group, has produced the two-hour one-off which airs on Animal Planet on December 14.
December 11, 2008

‘Are you not entertained?’ Russell Crow memorably asked the question in Gladiator and new special Animal Gladiators will attempt to explore why it was entertaining for ancient Rome’s gladiators to slaughter 9,000 animals. KPI, a unit of Lightworks Producing Group, has produced the two-hour one-off which airs on Animal Planet on December 14.

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