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Bropocalypse now – 300: Rise of an Empire review

By Simon Miraudo March 7, 2014 The long-dormant 300 franchise, devoted to providing unquestioning bros with wildly inaccurate history lessons, shuffles back to life with Rise of an Empire, a sort-of sideways-stepping sequel taking place before, during, and after the events of Zack Snyder‘s 2006 original. Noam Murro takes the helm this time around, having […]

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Poster and Trailer Debut: 300: Rise of an Empire

This is… the poster and trailer for Noam Murro’s 300: Rise of an Empire . Originally set for release in August, its launch was delayed until March of 2014 when Warner Bros panicked over the stacked slate of blockbuster releases during the American summer. Though Gerard Butler is nowhere to be seen in this prequel to Zack […]

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First look at Sullivan Stapleton in 300: Rise of an Empire

The first images from the upcoming sequel to 300 have been unleashed and they look appropriately stylish. 300: Rise Of An Empire stars Sullivan Stapleton (Animal Kingdom), yet another Aussie face making it big in Hollywood action film world. Zack Snyder has handed over the computer generated reins to Noam Murro for this entry in […]

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Sullivan Stapleton to lead 300 prequel

Animal Kingdom‘s Sullivan Stapleton is set to star in Warner Bros’ 300: The Battle of Artemisia. The news was broken by Variety, though it was Deadline who confirmed the actor would be taking on the role of Themistocles. Funnily enough, Stapleton will take the part that his AK co-star Joel Edgerton previously passed on. Eva Green will play Artemisia, […]

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Eva Green in talks for 300: Battle of Artemisia

Former Bond girl Eva Green is in talks to star in the 300 prequel Battle of Artemisia. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Green would play Artemisia herself, “a ruthless, gold-covered goddess who persuades Xerxes to amass his army and helps lead them into battle”. Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures are still looking for an actor to […]

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Joel Edgerton offered 300 spin-off and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Everything’s coming up Edgerton! Vulture reports Warner Bros has offered Aussie Joel Edgerton lead roles in two major properties. The first is a starring role in their upcoming 300 spin-off, Battle of Artemisia. Edgerton is in talks to play Themosticles, “the famed archon and general who led the greeks to victory against the invading Persians […]

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Die Hard 5 to be directed by Max Payne’s John Moore

After almost six months of searching, 20th Century Fox and Bruce Willis have settled on a director for Die Hard 5: John Moore (Max Payne, Behind Enemy Lines). According to Deadline, Moore is in final negotiations to come on board. He will replace previously hired helmer Noam Murro, who moved on to the 300 spin-off […]

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Die Hard 5 getting new director

Back in February it was revealed Bruce Willis and 20th Century Fox had selected Noam Murro (Smart People) to helm the fifth instalment of the Die Hard saga. However, now that Murro is working on the 300 spin-off Battle of Artemisia, Deadline reports that Fox are on the hunt for someone to take his spot […]

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Warner Bros hires directors for 300 spin-off and Akira remake

There is a man in Hollywood who has been entrusted with two giant action franchises, and the only other feature film to his name is the disappointing dramedy Smart People. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Noam Murro has been hired by Warner Bros to helm the 300 spin-off 300: Battle of Artemisia (previously known as […]

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Bruce Willis recruits director for Die Hard 5

We never thought it would actually happen (and it still might not), but a director has been selected to helm the fifth instalment of the Die Hard franchise. According to Deadline, star Bruce Willis and studio 20th Century Fox have offered Noam Murro the opportunity to direct John McClane’s latest adventure. It was reported last […]

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