'300: Rise of an Empire' trailer: 'It begins as a whisper'



Check out this official trailer for "300: Rise of an Empire," the long-awaited sequel to 2006 hit "300." "Game of Thrones" star Lena Headey reprises her role as the Spartan Queen Gorgo, joined by franchise newcomers Sullivan Stapleton as Themistokles and Eva Green as Artemisia.

This sequel tells the story of Greek general Themistokles as he attempts to unite Greece against the massive army of invading Persians led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and Artemisia, the commander of the Persian navy.

"300: Rise of an Empire" is slated for a March 7, 2014 release. Are you excited for it? The trailer sure makes it look action-packed.

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