300: Rise of An Empire Untitled 300 Project Xerxes 300: Battle of Artemisia

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2014 | R | Drama Adventure

Explores the story of 300 from the battle at sea between Themistocles and Xerxes' Naval Commander, Artemesia. more

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Friday, March 7, 2014 Nationwide Release 3D/2D; IMAX


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Frank Miller
Kurt Johnstad


Rating MPAA

R for strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language.

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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 Artemesia (Eva Green), vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
official plot version from warnerbros.com

Production Notes

  • Sequel to the hit film 300 (2007). Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel. Miller says the new project begins about 10 years before the events of 300.
  • "It's not a prequel or a sequel," says director Noam Murro told USA Today. "It's a different perspective and characters in the battle between the Persians and the Greeks."
  • Gerard Butler turned down an offer to reprise his role as Leonidas in the film.
Also Known As
  • Untitled 300 Project
  • Xerxes
  • 300: Battle of Artemisia
Shooting Locations
  • August 2012: Sofia, Bulgaria

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