‘Emperor’ Movie to Give Julius Caesar the ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘300’ Treatment

by Britt Hayes August 26, 2015 @ 6:26 PM
Gianni Ferrari, Getty Images
You know who never got the brutal, sword-and-sandal treatment he deserved on the big screen? Julius Caesar, apparently. The Roman emperor and his story have been featured in many films, but that was before Game of Thrones, or B.G., and we’re now living in a world after the debut of Game of Thrones, or A.G., if you will.

'Emperor' Clip: Tommy Lee Jones is General Douglas MacArthur

by Jacob Hall September 15, 2012 @ 11:55 AM
Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate
Director Peter Webber's 'Emperor' had its premiere last night at the Toronto International Film Festival and today, it was announced that Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate are teaming up distribute the film. Distribution was always in this movie's future: anything starring Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur isn't going to sit on a shelf. If you're curious what that performance looks like, you're in luck: the first clip from the film has made its way online.