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Zack Snyder Talks '300' Sequel Plot

April 07, 2009 07:12:11 GMT

Insisting that he is up for another '300' movie if Frank Miller comes up with a great idea, director Zack Snyder opens up about what he knows of the sequel's possible plot.


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Giving an update to possible "300" follow-up, director Zack Snyder has opened up more on the possible plot ideas for another installment of the action drama. To MTV, the 43-year-old filmmaker revealed what he has heard of author Frank Miller's idea for part two of "300".

"There's something that happens in history between Leonidas dying at the Hot Gates and Platea," Snyder explained of the possible plot, mentioning the events between the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Plataea. "That's a year that's left out of the [original] movie. A lot happened."

On whether or not a follow-up movie will be developed, Snyder claimed, "Frank is definitely working on an idea. If Frank comes up with a great idea and draws something cool, there's no reason why we wouldn't make another movie." Asked further whether he would return to do another "300" film, he said, "If Frank does something great then yes. It's on him now."

"300" is a 2007 epic battle film that chronicles the story of King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans who fight to their death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army in ancient battle of Thermopylae. Based on the epic graphic novel by Frank Miller, it stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham and Dominic West among others. Since its release on March 9, 2007, it has grossed $456.1 million worldwide.

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posted by kane on May 25, 2010
i think there is one movie to be made that zack and frank would be the only ones to do it the way it should be done.the god of war. think about it guys.
posted by joan on Jul 03, 2009
Yes lets do it. I trust Frank Miller and Zack to out do even 300 and Gerry is scintillating in the role of Leonidas. I will pay gold to see this. Joan (HUG).xx
posted by lot the plot on Jun 02, 2009
yeah just finished it on tv and i was wondering what was happening the bit when the have to get back the kings body was left out that was on the stories of ancient greece

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