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Prequel to 300 Officially Gets the Green Light
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 February 2011 10:05 Written by PieceOfSith Thursday, 24 February 2011 09:57
Comic books and Hollywood films, does it really get any better than these two forms of entertainment? The next best thing is when comics come to the big screen, which is for the most time (besides The Fantastic Four and Punisher franchises). One of the most innovative graphic novels that heard the Hollywood call was done by Frank Miller. Author of some of the best series’ of Batman, Miller had his own uniqueness on telling his view on one of the most important wars of all time involving the days of ancient Greeks and Persians. That war is otherwise known as 300. 300 brave Spartans led by King Leonidas took on an overwhelming army of Persians, led by a god-like man, King Ahasuerus, otherwise known as Xerxes.
The movie, 300, directed by Zack Snyder (will be directing Superman: Man of Steel in 2012), and allowed audiences to view this war from the innovative mind of Frank Miller. With great visual effects, action scenes and color made this film a must see for any action or history fan in 2006. Now word has come down the pikes that Frank Miller will take a follow-up story to Hollywood as well. The film will not feature Leonidas as its focal point, but King Xerxes. The title, wait for it, Xerxes. Read on for more… Read more: Prequel to 300 Officially Gets the Green Light