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Gerard Butler on “300” Training: “I Was Ruining My Body”

Scottish actor Gerard Butler recently told The Hollywood Reporter that the intense training he embarked on for the movie 300 took a massive toll on his body. In the movie, he plays King Leonidas, the leader of Sparta during the...

The Twenty Most Famous Movies Based on Greek Mythology

These timeless stories from ancient Greece or Greek mythology have been reinterpreted for modern audiences in engaging and beloved movies. 

Aristodemus: The Only Survivor of Sparta’s 300 Died a Hero

The story of Aristodemus of Sparta, who was branded a traitor but eventually turned a hero, is one of the Battle of Thermopylae's sub-chapters. Nearly all historical events have both heroes as well as villains. In the Battle of Thermopylae...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a question posted by a young reader who wanted an expert to answer his question: “Who...

300 Million Additional Vaccines Coming to EU from Pfizer/BioNTech

300,000,000 additional vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech have been secured by the European Union, according to an announcement from Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Friday. The European Commission is extending its contract with Pfizer/BioNtech, according to the press release. The 27...

Quarantined Actor Gerard Butler Marries Local Sparta Woman

For the last couple of weeks Scots actor Gerard Butler has been quarantined in Sparta, after arriving in the area to present to carry the flame for the 2020 Olympic Games torch relay. As lockdown rules went into effect and the...

Spartan Warriors Take Over London Underground

Men dressed as Spartan warriors invaded the London Underground on October 2, pleasantly disrupting the tedious routine of public transportation. While less than 300 were present, the actors – who were part of the cast of “300: Rise of the Empire,” the...

Dramatic New Trailer for ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Released

A brand new trailer for the Greek battle epic "300: Rise of an Empire" has been released, this time focusing more on the character of Artemesia (Eva Green) and the havoc she plans to wreak on Greece. The two-and-a-half minute...

New International Trailer for ‘300: Rise of an Empire” is All Action

An official one-minute international trailer has just been released for the Spartan epic sequel, "300: Rise of an Empire." Take a look at the newest trailer, which begins with Gerard Butler in the opening sequence and features plenty of action...

First Look Photos From ‘300: Rise of an Empire’

The first photos from "300: Rise of an Empire" have been released, featuring Sullivan Stapleton as Themistocles as well as a battle scene shot. The sequel to the Spartan battle epic "300" centers on the Greek general and his fight against the...