March 23rd, 2012   Stef 300: Rise of an Empire, Movies 6 Comments

Warner Bros. has updated their release calendar, announcing 300: Battle of Artemisia (which is rumored to soon receive a new title) for August 2, 2013.

A sequel to Zack Snyder’s 300, in turn based on the graphic work by Frank Miller, will be directed by Noam Murro and is slated to star Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton and Jamie Blackley. The film is expected to tell, in part, the story of Greek General Themistocles, who lead Athens against Persian invaders in a battle that played out simultaneously with the Battle of Thermopylae (depicted in the first film).

Green plays the title role of Artemisia while Stapleton has been cast in the lead role. Blackley plays Calisto, who is inspired by his father to lead a band of soldiers to war.

The release date puts the film up against Columbia Pictures’ Smurfs 2 and Dean Parisot’s comic book sequel, RED 2.

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  • Antigonus
    Posted on March 24, 2012

    If I were Ms Green, I’d be gnawing my fingernails with anxiety at the prospect of going up against Smurfs 2…..

  • Lauren
    Posted on March 25, 2012

    LOL @Antigonus! Unfortunately, I must agree with you. Those powder blue creatures are LOVED by audiences, it appears.

  • Nikos
    Posted on March 25, 2012

    LOL Watch out for those little Blue Man Ha! Hi Folks hope everyone is well these days. Naturally I was glad to hear this news …….. Does Eva get to play a Godess : )
    How I would love to be cast in this Movie!!!!
    Should be another Great movie to see Eva in and another Role I’m sure she will perfect!!

  • np001
    Posted on March 25, 2012

    Nikos, Eva doesn’t have to play a Goddess, she already is one! :)

  • Antigonus
    Posted on March 27, 2012

    Her former child co-star has some nice things to say about her: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/lifestyle/dakota-blue-richards-when-i-come-home-i-dont-want-to-be-an-actor-i-want-to-be-a-kid-7585132.html

  • emmanuel
    Posted on March 27, 2012

    Eva green should do a movie with Charlotte Rampling, playing her daughter of something…it could be brilliant.

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