01/23/2012 06:36 pm ET Updated Mar 24, 2012

'Spartacus: Vengeance' Stars Lucy Lawless And Liam McIntyre Talk Awkward Sex Scenes (VIDEO)

"Spartacus: Vengeance" stars Lucy Lawless and Liam McIntyre, who's new to Starz's series, sat down with The Insider to discuss something other than blood and battles: sex.

Lawless, best known for "Xena: Warrior Princess," who plays Lucretia on "Spartacus: Vengeance," is now used to getting naked on set ... even though her husband, a "Spartacus" producer, is right there with her. "My husband warned me from the start that's what the role was," she told The Insider. "But it was so darn good, and rich, and nasty that who wouldn't want to play this role?"

Read more from Lawless and McIntyre at The Insider.

"Spartacus: Vengeance" officially premieres Fri., Jan. 27 on Starz at 10 p.m. EST.