Explores the story of 300 from the battle at sea between Themistocles and Xerxes' Naval Commander, Artemesia.
U.S. Release Date300: Rise of An Empire release date was Friday, March 7, 2014. This was a Nationwide in theaters release. 3D/2D; IMAX
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Rating MPAAR 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.
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Trivia & 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
- 300: Battle of Artemisia
- August 2012: Sofia, Bulgaria