Andy Whitfield in 2010. (Photo: Karl Walter/Getty Images for Starz Entertainment)

We were all saddened to learn of the passing of Andy Whitfield, the star of Spartacus, back in 2011. Doctors diagnosed the actor with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after Season 1 of the Starz series wrapped. Now his battle with cancer has been made into a documentary entitled Be Here Now, directed by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lilibet Foster. The film was funded through Kickstarter and tells the story of Whitfield and his wife Vashti as they attempt to beat his disease. Watch the trailer below:

The film is set to open in New York on April 8, with a nationwide bow on April 15.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.