300: Rise of An Empire Movie

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

Who's Involved:

Eva Green, Gianni Nunnari, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Callan Mulvey, Frank Miller, Kurt Johnstad, Bernie Goldmann, Ashraf Barhom, Zack Snyder, Sullivan Stapleton, Jamie Blackley, Thomas Tull, Noam Murro, Mark Canton, Andrew Pleavin, Steven Cree, Debra Snyder

Release Date:

Friday, March 7, 2014 (Nationwide)

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

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in 300: Rise of An Empire: Cast List

... Artemisia

"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" , "The Golden Compass"  

... Calisto

"And While We Were Here" , "Irrational Man"  

... Themistocles

"Kill Me Three Times" , "American Renegades"  

... Xerxes

"Pele" , "Rio"  

... Ephialtes


... Scyllias

"High Ground" , "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"  

... General Bandari


... Daxos



Who's making 300: Rise of An Empire: Crew List

A look at the 300: Rise of An Empire behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Noam Murro last directed All Families Are Psychotic. The film's writer Frank Miller last wrote Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and The Spirit.


Noam Murro


Mark Canton
Bernie Goldmann
Gianni Nunnari
Debra Snyder
Zack Snyder

Production: What we know about 300: Rise of An Empire?

Key Facts

  1. Gerard Butler turned down an offer to reprise his role as Leonidas in the film.
  2. "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."
  3. 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.

Filming Timeline

  1. January 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. August 2012: The film was in Production status.
  4. December 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. Looking to begin shooting in the first quarter of 2012

  6. December 2009: The film was in Development status.

300: Rise of An Empire Release Date: When was the film released?

300: Rise of An Empire was released in 2014 on Friday, March 7, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Journey to the West and The Face of Love. 3D/2D; IMAX

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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