Dark Horse Comics has revealed the first art from Frank Miller’s upcoming Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander, the followup series to Miller’s 300.
The sequel to 300 arrived in theaters this weekend and grabbed $45 million at the box office. Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) assembles his troops to fend off an invading Persian army led by the immortal Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and the vindictive Persian navy commander Artemisia (Eva Green) in this sequel to 300 based on the graphic novel Xerses by Frank Miller. Did you see the movie? What did you think? Use the comment section below to tell us what was good and/or what was bad about the sequel to the Zach Snyder, Frank Miller flick.
With Zack Synder busy making movies about an Kryptonian he wasn’t available to direct the sequel to his smash hit 300. Another director was found in Noam Murro, but it’s the actors getting the spotlight shined on them in the two new posters released for 300: Rise of an Empire.
Will 300: Rise of an Empire make the same size of splash as the Zack Synder directed original? Warner Bros. sure does hope so, and in hopes are stirring up more buzz about the movie a new promo image and quick little trailer have been released for the upcoming sequel.
The latest international trailer for the 300 sequel came out earlier today, so we brought it here for you all to watch. Enjoy! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-P0j8oGaCQ?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] 300: Rise of an Empire comes to theaters March 7, 2014.
After a prolonged absence from the print medium, Dark Horse Presents returns. But will this return, with such creators as Paul Chadwick, Richard Corben, and Neal Adams, be a boon? Or a burden? Take the jump faithful Spoilerite to find out.
With the movie 300 being such a huge success it was only a matter of time before there would be a follow up in the form of a prequel project called “Xerxes”. Frank Miller and Dark Horse Comics confirmed the project with the release of this lithograph by the writer/artist.
Over the weekend, the Frank Miller graphic novel turned Zach Snyder direct Warner Bros. movie brought home a staggering $70 million in box office receipts, making it the third biggest R-rated movie opener. Mark Canton, who produced “300” with Gianni Nunnari, Jeff Silver and Bernie Goldmann, ascribed a large part of the movie’s success to Warners’ decision to roll it out during spring break. “That has now become a long window,” he said. Warner Bros. “took March and made it into summer.” Warners wouldn’t say if there are any plans to turn “300” — a pic shot entirely in a
MTV has posted 300 seconds of Frank Miller’s 300 scheduled to open March 9. Dang, if this is the first part of the film, then I’m hooked and can’t wait to get in line on Friday. The film is highly stylized, which may put some people off, but I think if you see past the effects and focus on the story/action, you’ll be able to enjoy the film more. via MTV (link)