300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE Hitting Blu-ray & DVD June 24

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE Hitting Blu-ray & DVD June 24

Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced that Dark Horse comic book movie sequel 300: Rise of an Empire is arriving on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital HD. Details past the jump.

By LEEE777 - May 10, 2014 05:05 AM EST
Filed Under: 300
Source: Warner Bros Home Entertinment


300: Rise of an Empire,  told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster 300, is a new chapter of the epic saga, which takes the action to a new battlefield-the sea.

The story pits the Greek general Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces, ruled by the mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and led by Artemisia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Knowing his only hope of defeating the overwhelming Persian armada will be to unite all of Greece, Themistokles ultimately leads the charge that will change the course of the war.

Adapted from a screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad,  based on Frank Miller's graphic novel "Xerxes," Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 300: Rise of an Empire was directed by Noam Murro. Produced by Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann, with Thomas Tull, Frank Miller, Stephen Jones, Jon Jashni and  Craig J. Flores serving as executive producers. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Hans Matheson, Igal Naor, Rodrigo Santoro, Callan Mulvey,  Andrew Tiernan and Jack O'Connell.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and 2-Disc Standard Definition DVD Special Edition contain the following special features:

o The 300 Effect
o 3 Days in Hell
o Brutal Artistry
o A New Breed of Hero
o Taking the Battle to the Sea
o Real Leaders & Legends
o Women Warriors
o Savage Warships
o Becoming a Warrior

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

300: Rise of an Empire will be available for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on their favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, iTunes, PlayStation, Xbox, CinemaNow, Flixster, Target Ticket, Vudu and others. June 24, 300: Rise of an Empire will also be available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles too.

LEEE777 - The movie will be released on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack priced $44.95 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99.
 

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Starkasm
Starkasm - 5/10/2014, 5:40 AM
Meh. Good action but a pretty boring story. I'll wait for it to be on discount.
Itsbeenfun
Itsbeenfun - 5/10/2014, 5:43 AM

"We Could've been a good couple, We Could've had something special.... But you one Crazy Ass Bitch!"
giannis
giannis - 5/10/2014, 5:46 AM
One of the Blu-ray titles I'm gonna buy this year.
ThedamnBatman
ThedamnBatman - 5/10/2014, 5:46 AM
I liked it, here's hopin we don't wait so long this time around for the third installment
JoJo1982
JoJo1982 - 5/10/2014, 5:48 AM
It's a okay movie... seriously a okay movie

but not worth the hype
sameoldthing
sameoldthing - 5/10/2014, 5:56 AM
The movie was badass. It wasn't hyped it was insulted by needle dick losers.
whoa123
whoa123 - 5/10/2014, 6:32 AM
@ThePeoplesChamp- Hahahaha! Thank you for that!
LEEE777
LEEE777 - 5/10/2014, 6:50 AM
I liked it too, this SIN CITY and IMMORTALS... all good watches.
TheRationalNerd
TheRationalNerd - 5/10/2014, 6:53 AM
This film suffered from trying to do wayyyy too many slow motion scenes. The story was just boring and all the characters didn't hold as much as weight as Snyder's 300. It was just a snore fest for me. The only good scene was the sex scene! lol
TheRationalNerd
TheRationalNerd - 5/10/2014, 6:54 AM
I think that they should've just made it a prequel like they originally planned on doing at first.
ChrispyG
ChrispyG - 5/10/2014, 7:18 AM
THAT'S MY BIRTHDAY

I enjoyed the movie a lot so I will be picking it up
DrVenkman
DrVenkman - 5/10/2014, 7:22 AM
Didn't see it but am looking forward to renting it.
Natetrix79
Natetrix79 - 5/10/2014, 7:40 AM
It was BADASS & I can't wait to watch both 309's back to back!!!!
DEVWoulf
DEVWoulf - 5/10/2014, 9:43 AM
My IMAX had a back to back run of both 300 films for $20. I really loved 300 and bought the The Complete Experience Blu-ray a few days later. On the other hand, Rise of an Empire was just OK. The story and characters didn't hold up nearly as well. It was kind of boring compared to the first...7 out of 10 would be right. I also thought the 3D glasses made the film way too dark and the 3D was nothing special at all. Eva Green was the only saving grace. The sex scene was stupid though.

I would like to see it again without the 3D so I will wait for a very good sale. It isn't worth the full price.
Ranger14
Ranger14 - 5/10/2014, 11:42 AM
With all the action (which was the only positive thing...if you can call it positive....to be said about the film) I still found it to be a snoozer.
yonny616
yonny616 - 5/10/2014, 11:56 AM
I liked it. Will buy. Still need the get the first one though.
GUNSMITH
GUNSMITH - 5/10/2014, 12:36 PM
IF YOU LIKE INSPERATIONAL SPEECHES EVERY 15 MINUTES...



SLOW MO ACTION SCENES..



THIS MOVIE IS FOR YOU.
Ranger14
Ranger14 - 5/10/2014, 2:44 PM
Gunsmith@ Lol...I forgot to mention that. I have never been so sick and annoyed of cliche, motivational speeches ever!
loki668
loki668 - 5/10/2014, 10:55 PM
Quick! To the Bat-Dollar-Bin!!

Just kidding. This was nowhere near as good as 300 but I'm going to buy it.
xcan
xcan - 5/11/2014, 12:17 AM
300 was an 8.5 and this was a 7, but darnitt if there wasn't some delightful parts in here!
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