2 March 2013 2:36 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The official Facebook page of the comic book sequel 300: Rise of an Empire was updated with a new image showcasing the film’s title in typical Spartan fashion.  The title image shares many similarities with its predecessor, the Gerald Butler blockbuster 300, but fails to offer any new information aside from indicating that they intend to stick to this title (the follow-up was previously called 300: Battle of Artemisia).  300: Rise of an Empire is set to hit theaters August 2nd 2013 and stars Rodrigo Santoro, Eva Green and Sullivan Stapleton, and is loosely based on the comic ”Xeres” by Frank Miller.  Hit the jump for the full res image and for more information on the spin-off/sequel. The Noam Murro (Smart People) directed film is set to focus on Rodrigo Santoro’s character Xeres as he takes on and battles the Persian King.  Rodrigo has stated that the movie “takes place in the same time, »

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