300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE – First Look Images

Two hi-res stills from the Noam Murro-directed film.

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Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel ‘Xerxes’ and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster ‘300,’ 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.

Co-stars Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Igal Naor, David Wenham, Callan Mulvey, Andrew Tiernan and Jack O’Connell.