'300: Rise of an Empire' was originally one of our most-anticipated movies of the year ... that is, until Warner Bros. decided to push the release date back from Aug. 2 to Mar. 7, 2014. But while we await the coming bloodshed, the studio has dropped a new poster in anticipation of its upcoming panel at Comic-Con 2013.
300: Rise Of An Empire
Themistokles is pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
You might think Zack Snyder is keeping busy, what with post-production on 'Man of Steel' and the latest trailer hitting today, but he broke a near six-month Twitter silence to tweet the debut of the first poster for '300: Rise of an Empire.' And the image definitely makes it look like the last movie, and that it is proud of its producer.
The new banner for '300: Rise of an Empire' provides an important service for everyone involved in the production: it reminds the public that a sequel to Zack Snyder's '300' actually exists and is coming to theaters sometime in 2013. For a film that's supposed to come out at the tail end of this summer, things have been awfully quiet. What the heck's going on with this movie?
It's nearly impossible to make a sequel to '300' when you've *Spoiler alert for a five year old movie* only got a handful of surviving main characters. But when the first film made $210 Million domestically, and nearly a half a billion worldwide, it's near impossible for a studio to walk away from the property