300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE - Heroes of 300 Featurette (Mania.com)
By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Monday, March 03, 2014
Source: Warner Bros. Pictures
Warner Brothers has releases a new featurette on 300: Rise of an Empire. Maniacs, meet Greek general Themistokles. Will he indeed emerge as the legend they are promising?
Synopsis: 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.
This film has been rated R for strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language.
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE features Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Rodrigo Santoro, Callan Mulvey, David Wenham, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Igal Naor, and Andrew Pleavin.
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE In 3D and 2D in select theaters and IMAX on March 7th, 2014. Follow Mania on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest genre news and reviews.