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Cassius talking to Proximo.

Cassius was the head of the Gladitorial Games in the Colosseum and its announcer. He seemed to know Antonius Proximo, the owner of Maximus Meridus, Juba, and Hagen.

He was portrayed by late David Hemmings in the 2000 film Gladiator.


Cassius was the announcer and head of the main Colosseum in Zucchabar Province, Algeria. He likes to wear a red wig to cover his white hair. He announced the reenactment of the Battle of Carthage and the duel between Maximus and Tigris of Gaul. He interacts with the slave owner Proximo, the owner of Maximus, Juba, and Hagen.