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Stef   /   November 24, 2013   /   9 Comments

These are admittedly small bits, but offer cool new looks at the Athenians and the Persians who will fight it till the death much like the Spartans and the Persians in the first film. These videos are a few seconds long each and appear as “intros” to the various sections on the official website. I have embedded them all below for your express enjoyment so that you don’t have to navigate from section to section on the official site. They contain no sound.

The action here looks grittier than the highly stylized one presented in 300. It looks more rain soaked, blood drenched and mud splattered and there seem to be more soldiers fighting on either side in bigger battle fields (and on ships of course). It also looks like Sullivan Stapleton, in a departure from his predecessor Gerard Butler, will use the bow and arrow too to slaughter the Persians rather than just a sword and spear. Bring on the action!

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Stef   /   November 08, 2013   /   6 Comments

Apparently, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has a new title. While at American Film Market 2013, Bloody Disgusting snapped a photo of some Frank Miller teaser art for the film, with a slightly altered title:

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Now known as Sin City: A Dame to Die For, the Robert Rodriguez-Frank Miller film features Josh Brolin taking over the role of Dwight from Clive Owen and getting entwined with Ava Lord (Eva Green). Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dennis Haysbert will also appear. It opens Aug. 22, 2014.

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Stef   /   September 23, 2013   /   2 Comments

Araki is now in the editing stage of his next film, “White Bird in a Blizzard,” which stars Shailene Woodley as a girl whose mother disappears.

“That’s really the movie I’m very focused on at the moment,” Araki said. “It’s a period piece, it has an amazing soundtrack, it’s set in the late ’80s, so it has all of my favorite music in it. And the cast is really amazing.”

“It’s very kind of a Gregg Araki movie, but it’s also kind of got a lot of other things that I think will surprise some people,” he said. “I can’t wait for it to be finished. I can’t wait for people to see it.”

Read the full article here. Thanks to Nausicaa for the link.

Stef   /   August 13, 2013   /   2 Comments

Thanks to Ashley.

Stef   /   August 13, 2013   /   2 Comments

Complete Warner Bros Panel form Comic-Con 2013. 300: Rise of an Empire Panel starts at 0:45:00.

Thanks to both BigMan3000 and kelly.

M.   /   August 02, 2013   /   10 Comments

Director Noam Murro takes Total Film beyond the Battle of Thermopylae for the 300 follow-up.

And Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks Frank Miller’s noir.

GALLERY LINK:
– Magazines > The Salvation > Total Film (UK) – September 2013

M.   /   July 30, 2013   /   1 Comment

GALLERY LINK:
– Movies > The Salvation > On The Set

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M.   /   July 29, 2013   /   5 Comments
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M.   /   July 23, 2013   /   2 Comments

Thanks to spot.

M.   /   July 23, 2013   /   7 Comments

Thanks to AusRotten for the link.

M.   /   July 23, 2013   /   1 Comment

By Katie Crocker

Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton participated in a press conference for “300 : Rise of an Empire” at Comic-Con; while you’ll have read my highlights package already, here’s the full chat with the director and stars.

The first “300″ had such a distinct visual style. How much did you want to honor that style and in what ways did you want to do something new?

Noam Murro: I think that the idea was very much like Zack had Frank Miller in the back of his head when he did 300. This was very similar in that way in that I had 300 as a point of reference and the idea was always to take the DNA of that movie and being able to look back at it and use it as a reference and build upon it. There is enough 300 DNA in Rise of an Empire, but there is a lot of new stuff in it. That was the goal and the challenge. How do you keep enough of it and still create something very new.

For the cast, how did you first come onto the project and what kind of love and affection did you have for the Frank Miller novel and Zack Snyder’s movie?

Rodrigo Santoro: It was an honor to be asked to make another film such as that because we have all seen the first one. I loved it. I auditioned like everyone else, I think. Luckily enough, I got the gig. It’s an epic film.

Eva Green: For me, it’s my first action film so that was really cool. I’ve done serious films before when it was all pretty much in my head, so it was a challenge to be violent, cut people in half, and kill lots of people. It was lots of fun.

Sullivan Stapleton: Well, for me, they thought that I looked like the guy that played in the first one. Just kidding. I was part of the first one, and when I heard that they were doing a second one, I was very excited. Actually, in this one, there’s a little bit of the Xerxes backstory, so it was real cool to try to bring some humanity to this character, and I was really excited about it.

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M.   /   July 22, 2013   /   8 Comments

In these handout photos provided by WBTV, actors Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green and Sullivan Stapleton from ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘ attend the Warner Bros. booth during Comic-Con on July 20, 2013 in San Diego, California.

GALLERY LINK:
Warner Bros Entertainment at Comic-Con International 2013 – Day 3 – July 20, 2013, thanks to our dear friend Nicole

M.   /   July 21, 2013   /   5 Comments

by Bettina Palileo

Eva Green of 300: Rise of an Empire was part of a star-studded showing at Comic Con in San Diego. On July 20, the French actress and her co-stars Rodrigo Santoro and Sullivan Stapleton attended a panel for the Noam Murro film.

Eva attended the 300: Rise of an Empire panel in one of her favorite labels, Alexander McQueen. Eva’s short-sleeved, blue dress with its u-neckline and below-the-knee hem felt a little lackluster, especially with Eva’s long, fringed hairstyle which weighed her down. Thankfully, the Cracks star paired her borderline business attire dress with sparkling, black, cut-out heels. The dress’ gorgeous blue hue also saved Eva’s Comic Con style from being a complete miss.

A day earlier, at the Superman 75 party, another Alexander McQueen dress yielded a different result for Eva Green. The Dreamers actress looked fantastic in the British label’s cap-sleeved jacquard sheath with beautifully dark lace details. The blue dress fit Eva perfectly, and her loose updo was something different. The same pair of sparkling heels completed Ms. Green’s look.

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M.   /   July 20, 2013   /   7 Comments

Actor Rodrigo Santoro, director Noam Murro, actress Eva Green and actor Sullivan Stapleton spoke onstage at the Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures preview of ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘ during Comic-Con International 2013 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2013 in San Diego, California.

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Warner Bros. And Legendary Pictures Preview – Comic-Con International 2013 – July 20, 2013, thanks to our dear friend Annie