Catch the epic follow up to the 2007 hit 300, as two warring nations fight for glory amidst a raging sea. Vengeance is sought when 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE, arrives onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD on 29th September 2014.
Adapted from the screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad, and based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel Xerxes. Producer Zack Snyder (Man of Steel, Watchmen) teams up with up-and-coming director Noam Murro to create this dramatic and explosive battle in the same visually stunning style as the original hit 300.
The stars Sullivan Stapleton (Gangster Squad), as General Themistokles; Eva Green (Dark Shadows), as Artemisia; alongside Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), as the Spartan Queen Gorgo; David Wenham (Better Man), as Dilios; Andrew Tiernan (Ripper Street), as Ephialtes; Andrew Pleavin (The Borgias), as Daxos; and Rodrigo Santoro (The Last Stand) returns in the role of the Persian God-King, Xerxes.
The main cast also includes Hans Matheson (The Christmas Candle) as Themistokles’ closest friend and advisor Aeskylos, Callan Mulvey (Zero Dark Thirty) and rising star Jack O’Connell (Starred Up) as father and son soldiers, Scyllias and Calisto and Igal Naor (Ambassadors) as the Persian King Darius.
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster 300 is a new chapter of the epic saga which takes the action to a new battlefield – the sea.
The story pits the Greek general Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces, ruled by the mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and led by Artemisia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Knowing his only hope of defeating the overwhelming Persian armada will be to unite all of Greece, Themistokles ultimately leads the charge that will change the course of the war.
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“300: Rise of an Empire” Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD contain the following special features:
- The 300 Effect
- 3 Days in Hell
- Brutal Artistry
- A New Breed of Hero
- Taking the Battle to the Sea
- Real Leaders & Legends
- Women Warriors
- Savage Warships
- Becoming a Warrior