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300: Rise Of An Empire - exclusive pictures

With the movie set to be released on 7 March, we take a look at some exclusive behind the scenes pictures from 300: Rise Of An Empire.


Behind the scenes pictures from 300: Rise of an Empire (© Warner Bros)
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It’s one of the most-anticipated movie follow-ups of the year and now you can feast your peepers on these amazing exclusive images from 300: Rise Of An Empire.

The behind-the-scenes snaps, taken from 300: Rise Of An Empire: The Art Of The Film book (which is out 7 March), showcase a series of breath-taking moments from the film.

The movie is set to hit screens on March 7 too and stars an impressive cast including Game Of Thrones’ Lena Headey, Skins’ Jack O’Connell and Eva Green.

Set during, before and after the original film, 300: Rise Of An Empire follows Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) as he leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and Artemisia (Eva Green), a vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

The exclusive images each give a unique look into the production of the movie; from snaps of stunt doubles doing daring shoots, to beautiful profile images of the main characters.

300: Rise Of An Empire (© 300: Rise Of An Empire: The Art Of The Film book - out 7th March)


Directed by Noam Murro, shooting for the film started in 2012 in Bulgaria and, although the film was originally set to hit screens in August 2013, it’s now scheduled for a March release.

Talking about filming the movie in Bulgaria, Jack O’Connell (who plays Calisto) told the Metro: “I’ve been out here in training, mainly fitness training, unfortunately, so my lifestyle has had to change also I like to enjoy a beer every now and then while watching football. And the Euros were on at the time so it was tough.”

Well, Jack’s fitness regime certainly looks like it paid off, judging by the above snaps of the actor,

300: Rise Of An Empire: The Art Of The Film book - out 7th March

300: THE RISE OF AN EMPIRE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s12)
 

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