Watch the enemies approach in a new featurette, ‘Villains of 300,’ for the upcoming war drama, ‘300: Rise of an Empire.’ The video provides an insight into the antagonists’ tactics in the anticipated prequel to the hit 2007 film, ‘300.’
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are set to release ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ on March 7 in in 3D, 2D in select theaters and IMAX. The action adventure film was directed by Noam Nurro, and was written by Zack Snyder, who helmed the original movie, and Kurt Johnstad. The follow-up is based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel, ‘Xerxes.’
‘300: Rise of an Empire’ stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Rodrigo Santoro, Callan Mulvey, David Wenham, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Igal Naor and Andrew Pleavin. The film was produced by Thomas Tull, Miller, Stephen Jones and Jon Jashni.
The following synopsis for ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ has been released by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures:
Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel ‘Xerxes’ and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster ‘300,’ this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Artemisia (Eva Green), vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
For more information on ‘300: Rise of an Empire,’ visit the drama’s official website. Watch ‘Villains of 300’ below.
Written by: Karen Benardello