Frank Miller's 300 Gets a Cast
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Article Date: October 10, 2005 | Publication: MoviesOnline | Author: Michael
Frank Miller's 300 starts filming October 17th and holy crap am I excited. Zach Snyder is at the helm and that was the best start. Rodrigo Santano, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan have all joined the cast. Earlier we reported that 300 would be filming in Montreal courtesy of an insider, and that Gerard Butler courtesy of another insider, would be starring. Variety confirmed all that we reported to be fact. Giddyup. This movie to me is going to kick so much ass. Set in the midst of the Persian-Greco war, the project revolves around the Battle of Thermopylae, where Spartan king Leonidas led his army of 300 soldiers into battle against the invading Persian army.
According to legend, their valor and sacrifice inspired all of Greece to unite against their Persian foe, leading to the origins of democracy. "It's really an anti-epic," said Mark Canton, one of the producers. "It has major themes of freedom, democracy and brotherhood that are very much in keeping with the world today."